[racket-dev] Why is the Systems Programming guide using console-oriented Racket?

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 31 18:01:58 EST 2013

It emphasizes that Racket is broadly applicable, and works both in an
IDE environment, and in a text editor/shell environment, each of which
is preferred by large groups of developers.


On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at hashcollision.org> wrote:
> Is there a pedagogic reason why the Systems Programming guide
> explicitly discourages running through DrRacket?
> There's a leading paragraph in the intro:
>     To get into the spirit of this tutorial, we suggest that you set
> DrRacket aside for a moment, and switch to raw racket in a terminal.
> But frankly, I don't get this.
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