Code Complete & ACEView Updates

For the past few nights I’ve been working on fixes & improvements to ACEView, the framework providing the lovely syntax highlighting used in Code Complete

  • Thanks to the suggestions from vladubogdan on Github, I was able to fix the discrepancy between where one clicks and where the cursor appeared when in “Find” or “Find & Replace” mode.
  • Migrating from the old syntax highlighter to ACEView caused Markdown & Multimarkdown to stop working, this is now fixed
  • Various minor fixes & updates to ACEView were migrated to Code Complete.

I also spent time adding some very basic unit tests to ACEView, which was challenging as ACEView really has to be displayed in a GUI for it to work. The Cocoa With Love article A sample Mac application with complete unit tests was very helpful here.

Download Code Complete to see the changes in action!

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