Daniel C. dcrookston at
Tue Feb 13 13:01:00 MST 2007

On 2/13/07, Bryan Sant <bryan.sant at> wrote:
> Levi was talking about old IDEs for smalltalk and lisp.  You show me
> the smalltalk or lisp IDE, and I'll show you a joke that doesn't even
> compare to a modern Java IDE.  Not even in the same ballpark.

You're right.  I don't know of a single Java IDE that has an REPL built into it.

> Oh, shame, shame!  I mean, how did I ever produce software before the
> foreach came about?  Horrors!  I like the new languages features, but
> whooptie-do.  Who cares?  My IDE did the work a foreach does before
> anyway.  The same is true for anonymous classes.  It's a non-issue.

When I'm writing assembly, my IDE creates the foreaches for me there, too.


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