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How To Open, Debug & Compile The IDE

The Gambas IDE is written in Gambas. It comes with the Gambas source .tar.bz2 file.

  • Download Gambas, e.g. Version from

  • Install and compile it according to "Compiling Gambas" page on same server.

  • Run Gambas

  • Assume you have installed it in ~/gambas2-1.9.28 .

Open Project ~/gambas2-1.9.28/apps/src/gambas2 .

  • Press the start Button

  • You now see the Gambas IDE running in Gambas. You can open your project ...

  • Close it

  • Modify something , the background property of one of the forms.