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From: Yaron Minsky <yminsky@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Teaching ocaml programming
Have you considered DrOCaml?  It builds on top of the pedagogically
oriented  DrScheme environment.  I think they've been using it at Brown for
a year or two now, to good effect.  I think Shriram Krishnamurthi is the guy
at Brown who ran the class, so you should ask him.

I agree that getting a good pedagogical IDE for OCaml is an important goal.
We'd love to fund a summer project working towards that goal.  I suspect
DrOCaml is the best step in that direction so far.

y

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:41 AM, Andrej Bauer <Andrej.Bauer@fmf.uni-lj.si>wrote:

> How can there be no easy to use interface?! This is pathetic.
>
> Python has IDLE. Scheme has drscheme. Java has drjava. What does Haskell
> have?
>
> I compiled Camelia (which required me to debug C++ code for the first time
> in about 20 years). It's kind of ok. The user interface is a bit broken,
> lots of uneccessary pop-up dialogs (e.g., for every error message).
>
>
> Andrej
>
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