When using Adobe Illustrator I wish I could just program things sometimes, like I do with TikZ & LaTeX. Are there any plugins or extensions or general workflows that can help unite these two concepts, beyond simply importing a PDF?

Here's an example of an ornamental pattern I programmed with LaTeX & TikZ. It's basically a 50 sided polygon with each vertex connected to every other vertex by an edge:

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  • You can place an external file. If you now eecompile the thing illustrator updates. I do this all the time with EPS files (as they compile faster than a latex document, illustrator is after all a EPS compiler reference implementation) – joojaa Jun 4 '19 at 5:01
  • By the way i have actually demonstrated this particular example before – joojaa Jun 4 '19 at 5:07
  • @joojaa demonstrated where? – voices Jun 4 '19 at 5:50

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