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Jim Cochrane wrote:
> On 2006-12-08, David Vallner <david / vallner.net> wrote:
>> Christian Neukirchen wrote:
>>> Do you consider Ruby a good language for teaching people that haven't>> programmed yet?  Just wondering.
>>> =20
>> I personally consider teaching programming in any language without a
>> REPL as Cruel and Unusual (tm) torture. Compiler-wrestling is a skill of
> 
> What is a REPL?
> 

Read-eval-print-loop. For example, irb.

David Vallner


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