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* Bug fixes, especially those related to compatibility issues.
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==== Large New Features ====
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* Work through the open bug reports for which patches have been submitted. Review/apply/reject and close as many of these reports as possible.
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* Compatible arguments block ([https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=59405 some work has been done]; need to execute actions when functions are called)
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* Refactor/rewrite code for handling load path.
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* Compatible local functions
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* Refactor/rewrite exist and which functions.
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* Compatible string class
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* Create a low-level interface to HDF5 functions.
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** Define class itself ([[https://github.com/apjanke/octave-tablicious/inst initial implementation]?)
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* Support Matlab's HDF5-based MAT file format using the proposed low-level interface to HDF5 functions.
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** Construct strings objects from double quoted strings (painful transition).
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** Allow all types of function handles to be saved and loaded.
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* Compatible table class ([https://github.com/apjanke/octave-tablicious initial implementation]?)
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** Allow [[classdef]] objects to be saved and loaded.
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* Create a low-level interface to HDF5 functions
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* Replace the [[GUI terminal widget|terminal widget in the GUI]].
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** Support Matlab's HDF5-based MAT file format using the proposed low-level interface to HDF5 functions
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* Accept Matlab's new argument validation syntax in parser.
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** Allow all types of function handles to be saved and loaded
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** Allow [[classdef]] objects to be saved and loaded
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* Make import feature work
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==== Internal Improvements ====
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* Refactor/rewrite code for handling load path
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* Refactor/rewrite exist and which functions
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* Refactor function objects
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* Refactor broadcasting and make it work for sparse matrices
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* Replace the [[GUI terminal widget|terminal widget in the GUI]]
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* Write stack-based byte-code interpreter that doesn't result in deeply nested function calls to evaluate code
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* JIT compiler
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* Move more code inside octave namespace
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* Eliminate mutable class data where possible
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* Eliminate singleton objects
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==== Other ====
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* Bug fixes, especially those related to compatibility issues
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* Work through the open bug reports for which patches have been submitted - review/apply/reject and close as many of these reports as possible
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= πŸ’‘ [[:Category:Project_Ideas|Project ideas]] and work in progress =

Revision as of 12:14, 19 November 2021

This page contains links to pages of interest to Octave developers.

πŸ’‘ Getting started πŸ”°

πŸ”¬ Octave development

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Attend our next Online Developer Meeting πŸ™‚πŸ’¬ (See all previous meetings)

πŸ› οΈ Building

πŸ”§ Tools

  • Mercurial -- How to use Octave's version control scheme, creating patches (changesets).
  • Doxygen -- Documentation for C++ files
  • ccache -- How to faster compile Octave.
  • Editors -- A list of editors supporting Octave syntax highlighting.

βš–οΈ Testing

🐞 Debugging

πŸŽ‰ Releasing

🎯 Goals for upcoming releases

As discussed in the Online Developer Meeting (2020-10-27), this wiki section is for a list of possible goals for the next release. Although anyone may edit the wiki, this section is intended for active developers, not a place to dump wishlist items or feature requests. Please create a subsection for your ideas/priorities.

jwe priorities

See also JWE Project Ideas for additional info about some of these items.

Large New Features

  • Compatible arguments block (some work has been done; need to execute actions when functions are called)
  • Compatible local functions
  • Compatible string class
    • Define class itself ([initial implementation?)
    • Construct strings objects from double quoted strings (painful transition).
  • Compatible table class (initial implementation?)
  • Create a low-level interface to HDF5 functions
    • Support Matlab's HDF5-based MAT file format using the proposed low-level interface to HDF5 functions
    • Allow all types of function handles to be saved and loaded
    • Allow classdef objects to be saved and loaded
  • Make import feature work

Internal Improvements

  • Refactor/rewrite code for handling load path
  • Refactor/rewrite exist and which functions
  • Refactor function objects
  • Refactor broadcasting and make it work for sparse matrices
  • Replace the terminal widget in the GUI
  • Write stack-based byte-code interpreter that doesn't result in deeply nested function calls to evaluate code
  • JIT compiler
  • Move more code inside octave namespace
  • Eliminate mutable class data where possible
  • Eliminate singleton objects

Other

  • Bug fixes, especially those related to compatibility issues
  • Work through the open bug reports for which patches have been submitted - review/apply/reject and close as many of these reports as possible

πŸ’‘ Project ideas and work in progress

Other