4 December, 2019 | By Lucinda Knapp

Welcome to December, friends of Red. It’s an intent and focused time of year as we wind down 2019, and the core team is making important moves (sometimes literally!) to set us up for an ambitious 2020. But first, here are just a few things that happened in November. First and foremost, it’s always great when community members help compile resources for use by others, and we’d like to acknowledge @rebolek for his excellent compendium of historic automatic builds: https://rebolek.

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20 November, 2019 | By Gregg Irwin

The original commentary was posted in Red’s Gitter channel, here, by Gregg Irwin, one of our core team members, in response to various requests for the ability to create new datatypes in Red. As a writer, Red has always appealed to me because of its flexibility; but, of course, “the [lexicon] devil is in the details,” as the idiom goes (okay, I edited that idiom a little, but it was too cool a link to pass up).

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30 October, 2019 | By Lucinda Knapp

What made the fast-lexer branch a priority? Several things. It started when @dockimbel looked into ticket #3606, which was impossible to fix currently, and we didn’t want to give up on the auto-syncing between /text and /data facets. So he had to consider bigger options, including how to make the lexer instrumentable. It was not easy, because the current lexer is not re-entrant, so having the lexer emit events to a callback function could have caused serious problems.

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25 October, 2019 | By Lucinda Knapp

Over the last few weeks the Red Lang core team drilled down to make some truly great progress on Red’s fast-lexer branch–while we also gained valuable support from the contributions of Red doers and makers as they consolidate a world of useful information and resources. Fast-Lexer Benchmarks In the fast-lexer branch of Red, you can see lots of new work from Red creator @dockimbel (Nenad Rakocevic) and core teammate @qxtie.

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15 September, 2019 | By Lucinda Knapp

Hello to all the great makers, doers and creative people who are using Red, helping the Red Language grow and improve! As always, there’s a standing invitation for you to join us on Gitter, Telegram or Github (if you haven’t already) to ask questions and tell us about your Red-powered projects. Here are some recent highlights we’d like to share with you: 1. Tickets Get Priority In the last month, our core team has closed a large number of tickets.

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