CLENotes Dev Update #1

I’ve started the development of the new CLENotes and I’ve done parsing of the configuration file and some of the command line parsing. I also did a simple logging that logs entries to log file if write_log is true in configuration file.

Coding with Xtend has been a good experience so far. Not having to add semicolons is a breeze and features such as Templates makes life easier (although I’ve not used them very¬† much at this time). A nice feature is also Active Annotations such as @Property, and they make again life easier.

In time, as I learn more to Xtend, I’ll make use more of it’s features and I can always continue to use plain old Java that I know because of Xtend’s 100% compatibility with Java.

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