Can Xcode be extended to work with other programming languages such
as Python? Or for that matter, can AppleScript Studio (which I have
not looked at yet)?
From what I have seen so far, Xcode simply generates code and other
files for building a project and creating an application bundle. GCC
and GDB are backends. Python (Ruby, Perl, etc) can easily have
Carbon modules made (if they don't already) and perhaps even Cocoa
bridges. It would be nice to have additional language choices
without having to just do it all with Emacs and command line tools.
One Emacs to ...