KISS IDE Addition Suggestions

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I have been reading thorugh the KISS IDE's source code and I could see some useful additions that I could be add. Is there anything you guys would like me to try and add in. I'd like to try and help all teams to do the best that they can possibly do and having a good/fun IDE to do that in would definitely help me.

Things I have added:
Welcome tab reopens when all tabs are closed

Works in Progress:
Adding a SaveAll button for when editing source files
Adding a framerate controller to the simulator(I'm trying to limit it to 30fps)

Ideas:
I'll add what you guys suggest here

Once I get farther through this I'll make some binaries to distribute but for now if you want you can get the source from here: https://github.com/ruler501 kiss and kiss-targets are whats needed. the readme.markdown explains the compiling procedure for linux thought there is/was a problem with linux mint for libphonon-dev.

I'd appreciate any suggestions or comemnts on what I've done/plan on doing

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KIPR has a suggestion box for KISS IDE. You can email your ideas to kiss@kipr.org I believe and have KIPR (maybe) implement them rather than trying it yourself. If you do make these changes, please make a pull request and (hopefully) KIPR will implement your code so we all can use it.

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OK sorry I didnt know about the suggestion box. I already started on the ones I listed up there so I might as well finish them. Other ideas I have though I'll send to kipr

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Certainly nothing wrong with doing stuff yourself. It's a good way to learn, and KIPR made it open-source for a reason -- they like having students contribute. The Community site is definitely a good place to discuss student enhancements to KIPR code. If you do something cool, it might also be worth a GCER paper. If you don't think it's worth a full GCER paper, YAC is investigating other ways to share fun yet small things at GCER without a full paper/talk -- stay tuned for a possible announcement there.

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