Orbit: hotswapping code as you type it


So you’ve met Orbit, our BonsaiJS editor. Here’s a screencast teaser of what’s nearly ready to be released. It’ll show you that you’ll be able to type code which is then updated in a live running program, without restarting the app. It will also display some of the magic links between source code and output.

Orbit: Visual Code Editor for BonsaiJS

Just to be clear; these changes aren’t part of Orbit yet.

You can find out more about BonsaiJS / Orbit here:

If you want to reuse existing Flash content and convert it to HTML5 / BonsaiJS code, you can visit Pixelplant, which is using BonsaiJS as its graphics engine to display converted Flash content in the browser.

Bonsai is open source and released under the MIT license.