Version 1.2.3

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Date: 2018-11-05

Bug fixes:

  • The "LispPad Help" menu item still didn't work in version 1.2.2; this is fixed now

New features:

  • Support jumping to a given line number and to the beginning and end of a text document
  • Included implementation of "Tiny CLOS" as library (lispkit clos)
  • New SRFI libraries: SRFI 23, SRFI 34, SRFI 39, SRFI 95
  • Documentation for libraries (lispkit set) and (lispkit enum)

Version 1.2.2

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Date: 2018-11-02

Bug fixes:

  • The help book was missing in the last release; it's included again

Version 1.2.1

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Date: 2018-10-30

Bug fixes:

  • Revised all hash functions; fixed several hashing-related bugs
  • Bug fixes in library (lispkit draw)
  • Renamed library (lisppad app) to (lisppad system)

New features:

  • Support for dark mode
  • Markdown syntax highlighting
  • New preferences pane: colors customizable for syntax highlighting
  • Extended library documentation in LispPad's help book
  • New SRFI libraries: SRFI 11, SRFI 14, SRFI 16, SRFI 51, SRFI 161
  • New libraries: (lispkit draw turtle), (lisppad turtle)
  • New functionality in library (lispkit draw):
    • New drawing functions
    • Comprehensive font API
    • Support for multi-page PDF files

Version 1.2.0

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Date: 2018-08-21

Bug fixes:

  • There is now a HelpBook available within LispPad
  • Printing of all documents now works correctly
  • Bugs in SRFI 69 are fixed
  • Continuations are now correctly tagged and continuation? works as documented
  • Multiple libraries can now be imported with one import invocation, as required by R7RS
  • current-input-port, current-output-port, and current-error-port have been turned into parameter objects, as required by R7RS
  • (lispkit test) was extended to be more compatible with similar libraries

New features:

  • The menu showing currently opened windows now groups the windows by type
  • LispPad is now able to create, open and edit .txt and .md text documents
  • The new (lispkit draw) library provides a powerful API for creating drawings and saving them as PDF documents or image files
  • The new (lisppad app) library allows users to script LispPad directly using Scheme
  • LispPad now supports graphics windows to display drawings created with (lispkit draw)
  • New SRFI libraries: SRFI 111, SRFI 112, SRFI 113
  • New example code showcases the new drawing and scripting features

Version 1.1.1

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Date: 2018-06-19

Bug fixes:

  • Prelude and libraries path preferences are now handled correctly and do not result in access issues anymore
  • Programs blocking on functions like read can now be terminated
  • Minor bugs in bitwise operations for exact integers of arbitrary size fixed
  • string-split now returns a list instead of a vector

New features:

  • Allow setting a default home directory outside of the application's sandbox (in preferences)
  • Complete rewrite of the error reporting subsystem, including support for file-error? and read-error?
  • New library: (lispkit test)
  • New SRFI libraries: SRFI 69, SRFI 129, SRFI 137, SRFI 145, SRFI 151
  • New example code for coroutines, HTTP support, and a small compiler for arithmetic expressions

Version 1.1.0

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Date: 2018-02-08

Bug fixes:

  • Support tail patterns in syntax-rules and fix various syntax-rules-related bugs
  • Fixed major bug in macro expansion logic
  • Fixed major bug preventing internal definitions to work in many cases

New features:

  • Complete refactoring of the default libraries to match the R7RS specification
  • New libraries: (lispkit json), (lispkit wt-tree), (lispkit object), (lispkit stack), (lispkit queue), (lispkit logic)
  • New SRFI libraries: SRFI 63, SRFI 64, SRFI 158
  • Support for features and cond-expand
  • Support include and include-library-definitions in library definitions
  • Implement missing R7RS functionality: define-values, syntax-error, scheme-report-environment and null-environment.
  • Added SRFI 112-style support for human-readable information about the hardware and operating system on which LispPad is running
  • Simple API for HTTP GET requests
  • Simple native API for date/time functions
  • Bitwise operations for exact integers of arbitrary size
  • Extension of hashtable API
  • Extension of bytevector API
  • Extension of list API
  • New lightweight type abstraction mechanism
  • Support call tracing (as a simple debugging mechanism)
  • Name new session windows differently than new editor windows

Version 1.0.2

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Date: 2017-09-18

Bug fixes:

  • Garbage collection now does not accidentally collect anymore parts of parameter objects
  • Record type creation now working also for records with fields that are not set by the constructor
  • More syntax-rules bug fixes

New features:

  • Support for algebraic datatypes
  • Added a few additional destructive string functions
  • Added pretty printer via library (lispkit prettify)
  • New library for implementing priority queues: (lispkit heap)
  • New library for creating PDF files: (lispkit pdf)
  • Support for SRFI 152
  • New example code

Version 1.0.1

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Date: 2017-08-14

Bug fixes:

  • Files can now be opened via the Finder
  • Several issues with macros have been resolved in the Scheme interpreter
  • Several issues with String functions have been fixed in the Scheme interpreter

New features:

  • Added new Open Internally‚Ķ menu item to access example source code and the source code of internal libraries
  • Support R6RS-style enumerations
  • Support for SRFI 31
  • Support for SRFI 35
  • Support for SRFI 135

Release 1.0

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Date: 2017-07-17

First published version.