writes: Chris Granger's Light Table IDE, covered here previously on Slashdot has been successfully funded by a Kickstarter campaign. 7,317 backers brought in $316,720, obliging Chris to support the Python Programming language with his first release. Chris and his team have also been successful in being funded by xy combinator.
Some more back ground on the concepts developed by Bret Victor found in Light Table http://vimeo.com/36579366
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The previous Light Table story
http://www.chris-granger.com/2012/06/01/45-days-later/Link to Original Source