OberonEmulator VS qtcurve

Compare OberonEmulator vs qtcurve and see what are their differences.


Project Oberon emulator in JavaScript and Java (by schierlm)


Style engine for Qt and other toolkits (by KDE)
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OberonEmulator qtcurve
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6.2 8.5
8 days ago 13 days ago
Java C++
ISC License GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of OberonEmulator. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-28.
  • Plan 9 from User Space
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Apr 2023
    You would love Oberon, and its derived OSes, Acme UI is based on it.

    In Oberon, you can select any piece of text and apply a command on it.

    Commands are public procedures in dynamic modules, so Module.Command will load it if not already loaded, and then execute command.

    There are a couple of ways to write commands, depending if the act on selected widgets, selected text, selected windows, or if they ask for additional input.


    For trying out it emulated on the browser,


    And how the latest iteration of it, Bluebottle (AOS) with Active Oberon, looks like


    One of the great things about PowerShell and Windows, is that despite all the warts it has, it allows exactly a similar kind of workflow, with .NET, DLLs and COM replacing that Module.Command experience.

    GNOME and KDE can offer similar workflows, alongside DBUS, and fish shell, however people seem more keen in keeping the UNIX experience of yore instead of going down that route.


Posts with mentions or reviews of qtcurve. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing OberonEmulator and qtcurve you can also consider the following projects:

Zettlr - Your One-Stop Publication Workbench

plan9port - Plan 9 from User Space

edwood - Go version of Plan9 Acme Editor

plan9port - Plan 9 from User Space