[Pharo-dev] a Pharo talk from a ruby conference

Esteban A. Maringolo emaringolo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 16:24:55 EDT 2014


Hi Phil,

2014-04-28 17:07 GMT-03:00 phil at highoctane.be <phil at highoctane.be>:
> What no REPL? Check this:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3067563/using-squeak-from-a-shell
>
> "Works out of the box in Pharo 2.0. For prior versions (definitely works in
> 1.3 and 1.4), first file in https://gist.github.com/2602113"

I'm not saying it is not doable, if we have workspaces we can have
something simple as a REPL (as your snippet shows).

But it is not as prominent as a workspace. And of course it doesn't
come bundled in the core image :)

E.g. Think of the Javascript console in Chrome Developer Tools, where
the console can work as a Workspace, a Transcript and an Inspector all
in one.

Or, think of python or ruby's irb.


Esteban A. Maringolo




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