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What does repl stand for?
Coder100 (116)

This probably is a dumb question, but what exactly does REPL stand for?

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TheDrone7 (510)

Repl stands for Read Eval Print Loop.

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Coder100 (116)

@TheDrone7 Ah, ok. Do you have any idea why it is named this way or what it means?

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amasad (1223)

@Coder100 it's a program that allows you to interactively code, which is what Repl.it is about (except it's a lot more feature complete). @Kognise built one in Scheme that works. Try hitting run and entering something like (print 'hello)

https://repl.it/@kognise/REPL

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