Gambas 3.9.0

Gambas is an IDE and BASIC interpreter with object-oriented extensions. It's designed to ease building graphical applications programs using Gtk+ or Qt, and runs on most Unix and Linux systems. With its runtime standalone applications can be packaged, even command-line programs. The Gambas3 JIT-compiling interpreter often executes faster than Perl or Python apps. It also supports SDL, OpenGL and OpenAL, MySQL or PostgreSQL databases, CGI webserver interfacing,

Tags c++ c basic interpreter ide developers x11 gtk kde curses sdl
License GNU GPL
State stable

Recent Releases

3.9.021 Aug 2016 14:45 minor feature: Here are the main changes in this new version: Changelog. CONFIGURATION... Add explicit dependencies on x11.
3.8.205 Oct 2015 03:16 minor feature: This release includes all since the release of Gambas 3.8.1.. It includes a few enhancements too:. Support for dark themes. New logo, project, mime types and control icons based on the breeze theme look. Project creation is now based on customizable project templates. Logical set operations on selections in the image editor. Relative paths now can refer to files located in the main project, in. The current component, or in components crossed by stacked function calls. The ODBC component is usable now. ChangeLog. CONFIGURATION... gambas server page mimetype file. New breeze-like icons for mimetypes. New Gambas icons. Redraw many control icons. Register mimetype icon with correct sizes. Uninstall now correctly removes templates and XML appdata file. DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT... "F2" now correctly finds the definition of classes used as method or. Array. Faster about dialog based on a triple image cache. Add a large toolbox icon size, for HighDPI screens. Add an option to invert an editor theme so that it is usable with a. GUI dark theme. Add dark theme versions of some icons. Code formatting now does its job entirely. Code formatting now keeps the cursor position. Code formatting when saving does not prevent modification flag to. Work anymore. Code formatting is faster now by working on a temporary line buffer. Dark version of many icons. Don't crash if the template global directory has not been correctly. Installed. Don't define an initial position to the tips window. Editor color themes better adapt to desktop dark themes. a crash in the new class metadata management. author list width in about dialog. documentation metadata reset. dutch translation. RichText in a message. some default themes so that they are more usable inverted. windows using icons that do not exist anymore. Hitting ESC while current method signature is displayed only hides. The signature now. Image editor: Clip pasted image. Image editor: mouse wheel behaviour when zooming. Image editor: rectangle
3.8.103 Sep 2015 08:25 minor feature: This release includes all and little changes made since the release of Gambas 3.8.0. ChangeLog. DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT... Error translations updated. French translation updated. Editor: Do not mark a file as unsaved when refactoring is triggered. by saving this same file. Some HiDPI. Recent Projects use the saved sort order now. Do not display the SVN revision anymore in the welcome dialog. Only. in the system information. SVN revision is now taken from the interpreter executable. System information is now anonymous. Comment, uncomment, indent and unindent now work as expected if the. Text has been selected from bottom to top. Color chooser does not crash anymore when the project does not use. Any GUI component. The packager now can create a package for a component project. Whatever the name of the project. It will internally prethe project Name with the vendor name if needed. Image editor: pen and eraser tool drawing. Image editor: Information is now displayed on top of the image. Image editor: The property panel got a button. Image editor: The information label is correctly refreshed when. Zooming in or zooming out. behaviour of shortcut text properties having ampersands inside. Packager: Support for a vendor preshortcut, that is used in the. Package name instead of the vendor full name. Packager: Now package names are normalized for each distribution. All non alphanumeric characters are replaced by an hyphen, but this Can be changed independently of the distribution if needed. Deger: Displaying a dynamic variable in a static context does not. Crash anymore GB.SubstString() API now can take a void substitution string. It. Returns NULL instead of doing a segfault. Consequently, RegExp.Replace() from gb.pcre can take a null replace string without Crashing. INTERPRETER... DateDiff() day comparison when comparing two dates with. Different times. Array.Resize() now correctly raises an error if its argument is. Negative. Correctly detect too large arrays. Array allocat
3.8.001 Aug 2015 03:15 minor feature: Here are the main changes in this new version:. The text editor has been entirely rewritten in Gambas. It is located in a new component named gb.form.editor. That way, GTK+ programs now have a text editor with syntax highlighting for free. Support for QT5. The new gb.qt5, gb.qt5.opengl and gb.qt5.webkit. components have the same interface as the QT4 components. Automatic support for KDE amp; Unity tray icon DBus protocols. Just use the TrayIcon class. as before, and the new protocol will be automatically used if a DBus system tray icon is detected. Otherwise, the old X11 protocol is used. Important fixed in UTF-8 string handling. Searching inside native arrays is faster. The SQLite3 driver has been rewritten and is faster now. And of course tons of bug fixes. Changelog. CONFIGURATION... Do not use the AC_LIBLTDL_CONVENIENCE macro. It is deprecated and. now useless. DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT. Source editor... New editor based on gb.form.editor. A new button to toggle wrap word mode in code editor and text. editor. Code prettyfier should not move the cursor anymore. Fix completion with language keywords. Use IDE breakpoint icon for displaying breakpoints in editor. Text editor... New editor based on gb.form.editor. A new button to toggle wrap word mode in code editor and text. editor. Do automatic completion while typing strings. Compression correctly marks the file as modified. Fix text pasting. Database editor... Add a "Remember database structure" checkbox in the connection. properties dialog. The IDE will dump the database structure into a template file only if this checkbox is checked. It won't do that all the time anymore. The import CSV dialog is now a wizard. Removing a connection now removes the template file too. The connection properties dialog now correctly uses the. provided password to list the available databases. Form editor... Fix the edition of DataComboView.Columns property and any other. field" property that takes its table in another property of th
3.7.130 Mar 2015 03:15 minor feature: This release includes all bugs fixed since the release of Gambas 3.7.0, and the ability to open projects installed from the Gambas "farm" directly from the IDE welcome window. Create the example directory if it does not exist when installing a non-example software having the example tag. Removing a connection now removes the template file too. Remove a debugging message. Add an Installed softwares button in the welcome dialog. Always center the farm client window. Stream read ahead does not have to wait for the descriptor to be ready for reading. Do not read ahead file descriptors ready to read opened using the ".xx" special name. Shell () now quotes quotes correctly. Don't crash when removing something from the metadata cache. Detect primary key only with table_info pragma. Consequently, fields declared as INTEGER will not be incorrectly taken as a default primary key anymore. Fix a crash when calling Dialog.SaveFile() with a void Dialog.Path. TextBox: Setting the Pos property during a KeyPress event now works in all cases. Remove a bug on drawing grayscale preview in ReportView. Restore the report scaling after drawing in the DocumentView. Replace deprecated Image.Gray() by Image.Desaturate(). Refresh the print button icon correctly.
3.7.014 Mar 2015 00:00 major feature: A new software repository made with Gambas for Gambas. It allows to publish and install Gambas softwares. All Gambas examples will be stored there now. Projects can be published to a "farm server", and installed from there. The database editor now automatically store the description of the database into a template file that can be used at runtime to initialize a new database. The text editor now can handle Unix, Windows and Mac end-of-lines characters. Array accessors are now faster. Two new functions for encoding URLs: Url and FromUrl . The child process interface has been fixed and optimized. The USE instruction of Gambas scripts is now part of the language.
3.6.013 Oct 2014 06:45 major feature: This new release fixes 459 bugs, adds 465 new features and 22 optimizations. Support for GNU/kFreeBSD systems. Support for CygWin. The IDE now can open a single file without any project. Use the Gambas 3 IDE for editing your sqlite database files for example! Array and Collection constructor operator ... now can take any number of arguments. IsMissing allows to check for a missing optional argument. The ... token can be used for passing all the optional arguments of the current function to another function. Rand is a new function that returns an integer random number. Overriding a class that is the parent of other classes is possible again. System.Log is a new method that sends a message to the system log.