Hello Florian,

FG> Lothar Scholz wrote:

>> The idea is to extend an interactive console like irb with more
>> features, giving you at least a small part of the things possible
>> with smalltalk. The ideas are from an older IRB thread.
>> 
>> First you must write a startup file that contains all the require
>> statements for all libraries and files you want to include into your
>> "image". After loading this the console runs into the usual
>> eval-execute loop, waiting for interactive commands or signals from
>> the editor and other tools (like the mentioned class browser).
>> 
>> After receiving such a signal the console checks which of the required
>> files are modified and then they are reloaded.
>> But only the parts of the file that contains method/class/module definitions
>> are executed.

FG> This sounds a bit like Rails with the breakpoint.rb integration.

Yes, there are not so many ways to do it if you don't plan to rewrite
ruby. It's only different when you get into a more detailed view.


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