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Module Dependencies

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A Smallworld installation consists of products which themselves are made of modules. The module system allows the specification of module dependencies, regardless of the product containing the required module. New users to the system can easily feel overwhelmed by the number of available modules. So let’s see what the modules look like from 30k feet.

Faster Editing Magik in Emacs

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When editing Smallworld Magik source in Emacs, the tooling experience is usually very comprehensive. There are the common facilities provided by Emacs, such as tags tables, abbrevs, the keyboard navigation that is unmatched in todays development environments, to name a few. There is of course also the Smallworld class browser for those that need more interactivity.