Becoming a REPLicant

Becoming a REPLicant

You've heard about REPL, didn't you? REPL stands for Read Eval Print Loop & it's a common name for platform/language-specific shells that give you the ability to do live programming with line-by-line evaluation as you finish each line. In plain, soldier's words - REPL 'scriptizes' your programming language of choice to give you sort-of-debug experience without limiting you to execution of just the statements you have pre-compiled in your source code. Not-Useful-Here Frankly speaking, I've seen many people ultra-enthusiastic about this idea (mainly Clojure & Node.js peeps, some Scala as well), but I didn't share their ecstasy. Coming…

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