Thursday, June 12, 2008

The Craft of Text Editing

While looking for a decent code base for a text editor on Google Code (tip: search for "label:editor"), I found a wiki page in the epytor project which links to "The Craft of Text Editing", by Craig A. Finseth. That document not only explains all the basic algorithms behind the scenes of a text editor but also compares different implementations and contains a wealth of useful general comments.

No comments: