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An essential guide to Rebol programming language.

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  • 1. REBOL Easy programming How to learn about Rebol in 5 minutes
  • 2. Where can I get Rebol? http://www.rebol.com/download-view.html (it's just 800kb!!!) It works on: It's cross-platform!
  • 7. How can I install Rebol? Just decompress the zip file and run rebol.
  • 8. What can I do? If you want to see some demos, you find them under Rebol folder: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RVhBImcEAE Otherwise click on the console and have fun!!!
  • 9. I'm not confident in programming, what to do? Ok, don't panic. Try to digit in console: alert “Don't panic!” It's VERY EASY!
  • 10. Funny, but what about real programming? Ok, there are a lot of examples, look at: http://re-bol.com/examples.txt Rebol has autorecognizing of variable type, hundreds of built in function really easy to use: for timer 8:00 9:00 0:05 [ print timers]
  • 11. And now? There are many source of documentation, here some examples:
    • http://re-bol.com/rebol.html#section-1
    • 12. http://www.rebol.com/docs/core23/rebolcore.html
    • 13. http://rebol.com/docs.html
  • 14. What application can I write? For so many needs, REBOL has everything built in:
    • useful networking protocols
    • 15. data formats
    • 16. GUI and graphics rendering
    • 17. Parse
    • 18. CGI
    • 19. Help
    • 20. Etc.
    • 21. the interpreter is tiny and multiplatform, and the language design ties all these things together easily. A single ubiquitous data structure to hold every type of data adds to REBOL's productivity in a huge way.
  • 22. Where can I find help from people? There are many places where you can find help rom other people:
    • Groups: http://groups.google.com/group/rebol
    • 23. Forum: http://synapse-ehr.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?3-Rebol
    • 24. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=99459740077