Affrus 1.0.4 review

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Affrus is the perfect center for all your Perl development needs on Mac OS X.

License: Demo
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 5248K
Developer: Late Night Software Ltd.
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Price: $99.00
Updated: 14 Apr 2006
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Affrus is the perfect center for all your Perl development needs on Mac OS X. Whether you're just beginning to experiment with Perl and want an easy way to get your feet wet, or you're a Perl expert wishing to understand and hack into a vast body of existing code, Affrus is for you.

Affrus is an integrated Perl editing and debugging environment for Mac OS X that wraps Perl in a standard, familiar, and intuitive user interface.

Here are some key features of "Affrus":
Single window editing/debugging UI design
Find and replace
Drag and drop
Split-pane editing
Unlimited undo/redo
Table Of Contents popup menu
Contextual Perl navigation menu
locate handler/variable declarations
lists in-scope variables
display perldoc documentation for Perl commands and modulesCheck syntax with graphical error display
View and change breakpoints as you edit
Use BBEdit or TextWranger as an external text editor
Run with one of a number of command line argument sets
Pass files to @ARGV by dragging files from the Finder
Debug new unsaved scripts and scripts with unsaved changes
Optional line number display
Optional line wrapping
Optional Perl syntax highlighting
Bracket, brace and structure balancing
Shift selection right/left
Comment/uncomment selection
Tooltips showing expression values while debugging
Current line and subroutine indicator
Scripts palette provides access to a range of Perl boilerplate code
Integration with Perltidy (
Variable declaration highlighting
Multiple clipboards and Clipboards palette window
Environment variable definition
Supports multiple Perl configurations.

Affrus will run for 30 days only in demonstration mode.During this 30-day period, Affrus will be fully functional.

What's New:
Fixed a number of Perl syntax highlighting problems.
Improved scroll-wheel support.
It is now possible to print just the first page of a script.
Fixed problems printing scripts longer than 10 pages.
Include paths from a Perl Configuration are now honored when compiling.

Mac OS X 10.2 or later
Perl 5.6 or Perl 5.8.

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