On 2006-12-08, David Vallner <david / vallner.net> wrote:
> ...
> 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.
>>>> =3D20
>>> I personally consider teaching programming in any language without a
>>> REPL as Cruel and Unusual (tm) torture. Compiler-wrestling is a skill =
> of
>>=20
>> What is a REPL?
>>=20
>
> Read-eval-print-loop. For example, irb.

Thanks!