On Jul 6, 2007, at 3:23 PM, James Edward Gray II wrote:

> On Jul 6, 2007, at 3:20 PM, Lyle Johnson wrote:
>
>> When you want to move your program's startup code into a block like 
>> so:
>>
>> 	if __FILE__ == $0
>> 		# initialize and run program here
>> 	end
>>
>> What's that called? Is there a commonly used name for that "startup" 
>> block?
>
> I have referred to such a block of code as the "application code" more 
> than once, but I don't in anyway believe that's a standard name for 
> it.

Of course, that matches up with TextMate's tab trigger for that code:  
app [tab].

Not as if you wrote the book on that or anything. :-)

Brad