Alda comes with an interactive REPL (Read-Eval-Play Loop) that you can use to play around with its syntax. After each line of code that you enter into the REPL prompt, you will hear the result.
Using the Alda REPL requires that you have an Alda server running. If you haven't already started the Alda server, you can do so by running
To start the Alda REPL, run:
At the REPL prompt, you can either enter Alda code, or use one of the available built-in commands, which start with a colon.
For a list of available commands, enter