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Control pym2149 (via Lurlene) or FoxDot using Vim

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Control pym2149 (via Lurlene) or FoxDot using Vim


These are generic installation instructions.

To use, permanently

The quickest way to get started is to install the current release from PyPI:

# Tested on Linux and Mac:
pip3 install --user Concern

You will also need one of the following backends.

FoxDot backend

# Simply install, and Concern will use it:
pip3 install --user FoxDot

pym2149 backend

# Install as usual:
pip3 install --user pym2149

# Tell Concern to use it instead of foxdot:
echo Concern consumerName = pym2149 | tee -a ~/.settings.arid

To use, temporarily

If you prefer to keep .local clean, install to a virtualenv:

python3 -m venv venvname
venvname/bin/pip install Concern
. venvname/bin/activate

To add a backend, substitute pip install for pip3 install --user above.

To develop

First clone the repo using HTTP or SSH:

git clone
git clone

Now use pyven's pipify to create a, which pip can then use to install the project editably:

python3 -m venv pyvenvenv
pyvenvenv/bin/pip install pyven
pyvenvenv/bin/pipify Concern

python3 -m venv venvname
venvname/bin/pip install -e Concern
. venvname/bin/activate



Vim-based live coding environment.



# Any arguments are passed to vim, here we discover the FoxDot demo directory:
Concern "$(python3 -c 'from pkg_resources import resource_filename; print(resource_filename("FoxDot", "demo"))' | tail -1)"
  • FoxDot is running in the right hand third of the screen
  • Send code to FoxDot by typing backslash followed by ]
    • This will send the smallest top-level suite under the cursor
    • The backslash is actually your Vim leader key
  • Use visual mode to send multiple top-level suites at once
  • Use backslash enter instead of backslash ] to send from cursor to the end of the file
  • Use backslash q to quit all of Vim, FoxDot and GNU Screen


# GitHub trick to download some files to play with:
svn export

# Load a non-trivial tune written in the Lurlene live coding language:
Concern 'contrib/Lemmings 2 Tune'
  • Once pym2149 has initialised, type backslash enter at the top of the file to send the whole program

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