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Java Java Data Structures Getting There Type Casting

Chris Rubio
Chris Rubio
1,643 Points

Difference between REPL and JSHELL ?

I dont recall craig talking about what is REPL or why we use it or what is it for ? can someone explain ? thanks

Greg Wienecke
Greg Wienecke
20,765 Points

REPL stands for Read-Evaluate-Print-Loop. REPLs are used so you can test short commands in a language and see the results without having to write a whole program.

JSHELL is a REPL that comes with newer versions of Java. I'm guessing the java-repl that Craig used is a REPL created by treehouse to use in the java workspaces.

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Following the track, this is the first time I see REPL so these courses were done out of sequence - they should stick to one standard