There are three possible development environment for Pliant:
. the interpreter
. the command line
. the integrated development environment
Here are the guideline to select the best suited for you.
You might start through typing a fiew examples in the interpreter for a quarter an hour to comme more familiar with Pliant, but then, you should switch to either command line or the integrated development environment. If you installed Pliant under Linux or Windows and are already familiar with a text editor, you'll probably start with the command line. On the other hand, if you are using FullPliant operating system, you will use the integrated development environment.
The Pliant integrated development environment is not usable under Windows because the Windows version of Pliant 'execute' function is not implemented under Win32 API in /pliant/admin/execute.pli module.