Paul Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote in article
]The main benefits that the Tcl hackers I know get form Tcl are an
]interactive command loop, and a standard way of gluing together code
]in other languages, and a standard, fairly functional graphics toolkit.
]Those are great things, and you're to be applauded for realizing they're
]crucial for writing glue code before most other people did! (It certainly
]should embarrass the hell out of the programming languages community, of
]which I'm a part.)
]An interactive command loop is incredibly valuable for increasing
]productivity over the usual compile-link-run-crash cycle. What's
]sad is how many Tcl programmers there are now who've never used
]any other interactive language, and think Tcl is great because it
]has that huge advantage over C++.
I think you'll excuse me for another mention of NeXT programming
environment, based on dynamically-typed language. Interface
builder allows you to create, change and test interface without
compiling it. I do not know of any analog of this tool.