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[REBOL] Re: Hitting the learning curve

From: gedb01:ya:hoo at: 5-Nov-2003 11:49

Patrick, Thanks for that. Are there any particular examples that deserve particular attention? I'm intrigued by your 'text document.' Is this document just your own notes, or Rebol? Thanks, Ged. Patrick wrote: | What is the starting point with Rebol? | | This is how I proceed for what it's worth. | | I start looking for related topics in the library. | I appreciated most Carl examples which are the more Rebolish (or | Rebolistic?). | I have downloaded the entire Library in a folder named DOC. | I store there all the documentations I have been able to collect about | Rebol: The CookBook, The How-to, Zine articles, Ladislav document. I | have | also a special folder named "Good to know" where I store bits and | tricks | gathered from my own experience or from the Mailing List. | | After getting a more precise idea of the different parts needed, I | start a | new text document to write it down. Then I start a console session to | test | some points directly. I keep validated piece of code also in my text | document. | | Very often, at this stage, some help is required from the ML. | | Finally if a GUI is needed, I start a simple layout which is refined | progressively and noted in my text document too. | | At this stage, or earlier, my wife call me for this big thing that | cannot | wait and I am glad to have all my work written down waiting for me | until I | can resume a few hours or days later (depending on the big thing). | | Regards | Patrick