Children have always pretended to use tools that older folks won’t let them mess around with. It’s only the tools that have changed.
A sizable amount of my working life has been spent processing large quantities of text: generating it, reformatting it, parsing it, displaying it. Over the years, my approach to this sort of thing has evolved.
Seeing Aarseth’s statement that “games are not intertextual either; games are self-contained” gets my dander up.
The really sweet thing about JFormattedTextField is the way it beats JTextField as a general-purpose text editing component.
Yegappan Lakshmanan’s Taglist plugin does pretty much everything I ever dreamed of my own script doing, and does it for every language that Exuberant Ctags supports