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

phil at highoctane.be phil at highoctane.be
Mon Apr 28 18:08:01 EDT 2014


On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 10:24 PM, Esteban A. Maringolo <emaringolo at gmail.com
> wrote:

> 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.
>

Nothing precludes us from having just that. Topez in Gemstone does just
that no?

Phil

>
>
> Esteban A. Maringolo
>
>
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