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Light Table

A project in San Francisco, CA by Chris Granger

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Light Table is a new kind of IDE - a reactive work surface for the creation and exploration of our programs.
Backers: 7317
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $316,720 of $200,000
Dates: Apr 17th -> Jun 1st (46 days)
Project By: Chris Granger
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Latest News

Light Table is now open source!

January 8th - via:
Today's a big day for LT. Not only is it going completely open source, but we're also releasing 0.6.0 which includes the plugin infrastructure! Learn more here:  (Read More)

Light Table is growing!

December 12th - via:
Hey folks, I put up a new blog post about all the ways in which LT is growing, including a new hire! Cheers,Chris.  (Read More)

Light Table 0.5.0 is out!

August 22nd - via:
Full details here:  (Read More)

Light Table 0.4!

April 30th - via:
Hey Everyone, I'm proud to announce that as of today, Light Table has Python eval and one of the best JS workflows out there:,Chris.  (Read More)

Blog post up!

April 12th - via:
Hey folks, I just put up a blog post CheersChris  (Read More)

Quick survery

April 8th - via:
Hey folks, As I'm plowing through stuff for 0.4.0, I wanted to do a quick survey to see what people are thinking about LT these days. Most importantly I'm trying to figure out what keeps LT from being your primary editor at this point and what you're... (Read More)

0.3.0 released with JS eval

February 28th - via:
Hi folks, I'm happy to announce the latest version of Light Table is out and includes a *ton* of updates to the experience and Javascript eval! For the highlights, check out my blog post:... (Read More)

New blog post

January 25th - via:
Hey everyone, Happy New Year! I just put up a blog post about the architecture underlying Light Table: Don't forget about the LT discussion and announcement... (Read More)

Big stability update

December 5th - via:
Hey folks, I just pushed a big stability update for LightTable that addresses the crashes and various other small brokennesses people have run into. It is now much snappier and more robust than it was previously. Announcement here:... (Read More)

Last Call for Shirts

November 15th - via:
Hey everybody, We've gotten the shirts finalized and they're ready to be printed and shipped! If you haven't already filled out your survey, you still have 5 more days to respond before the shirt people need our final list of recipients. Hope you're... (Read More)

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