[plt-scheme] Incremental development with DrScheme or MzScheme

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 3 11:27:35 EDT 2007

Please check the doc about ``module'' and ``unit''.

Austin King wrote:
> Howdy,
> I would like to start a long running process and then redefine parts
> of the Scheme code, recompile, and have the long running process pick
> up these changes.
> My understanding is that DrScheme Run button cleans out the
> environment for the "Definitions" and "Interactions" windows. Is this
> correct? Clicking 'Run', I see it kill my running GUI and start a
> fresh copy.
> Should I use (load "foo.scm") from the interactions window to reload
> changed code? For partial load/compilation just copy and past s-exp
> that I want to re execute?
> I am looking for something like SLIME+sbcl where I can compile an
> s-exp and this immediately shows up in the running environment. If
> this isn't possible, then a pointer to good workflow for DrScheme.
> Thanks.
> Congratulations on an excellent project.

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