Alan Interactive Fiction Language

Alan Interactive Fiction Language

Alan Interactive Fiction Language

Adventure Writing for Everyone

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Changes in Alan V3.0beta4

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  • MAJOR FEATURE: 'Indirectly' keyword to complement 'Directly In', allowing explicit transitivity of containment, see the manual
  • FEATURE: The hero is now a container by default
  • FEATURE: The hero may inherit from any subclass of actor
  • FEATURE: Actor scripts are now aborted if an error, such as an extraction failure, occurs
  • FEATURE: Debugger shows symbolic name of events when tracing
  • FEATURE: WinAlan now generates the output file in the correct directory if a source file is dropped on the WinAlan icon
  • BUGFIX: Locating something inside itself hanged the interpreter, now generates controlled Application Error
  • BUGFIX: For Each loops with In-filters did not take transitivity into account, might now detect more errors
  • BUGFIX: Initial locations in containers did not consider the Taking <class> of the container
  • BUGFIX: Debugger section trace crashed on verb bodies in locations

 

Changes in Alan V3.0beta3

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  • MAJOR FEATURE: the class of parameters and locals can now be asserted using If .. Isa .. allowing general restrictions in parameter restrictions and more specific access (attributes, scripts, containers) with the If-statement
  • FEATURE: Attributes inherited from entity can now be referenced for literals
  • FEATURE: Debugger now has a command to toggle a levels of trace off and on
  • FEATURE: Debugger now lists the programmer name of instances as well as the player name
  • FEATURE: Debugger can now list instances matching a wildcard pattern ("instance a*")
  • FEATURE: Compiler now flags all occurrences of a multiply defined identifier
  • BUGFIX: Out of memory error in interpreter for very large game fixed
  • BUGFIX: sometimes locating a location At itself crashed the interpreter
  • BUGFIX: comparing strings with '<>' did not work
  • BUGFIX: using a location identifier as a direction sometimes caused a compiler crash
  • BUGFIX: A DEBUG message would be printed in some games in some circumstances

 

Changes in AlanIDE 0.1.5

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  • compilation progress bar added
  • search feature added

 

Changes in AlanIDE 0.1.4

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  • outline now also presents the Prompt construct
  • outline failed to show anything after a 'Can' keyword appeared in the source code
  • keyword 'Can' is now highlighted

 

Changes in AlanIDE 0.1.3

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  • a first version of introductory documentation
  • intro shown once after each update

 

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