Appendix CTutorial for the Scripting Language and Command-Line Interface of the Rhino Retirement Analyzer v1.0

The features explained in this appendix are very helpful if you need to rerun existing scenarios for training or demonstration purposes, or in the event that you run into a bug in the program. However, for day-to-day use of the program, you can ignore them.

Why does the Rhino Retirement Analyzer Need a Command-Line Interface and a Scripting Language?

Complex programs such as the Rhino Retirement Analyzer are subject to what is colloquially referred to as “software rot”.63 Of course software does not actually rot or decay; if you run the same program under the same conditions, assuming it is a deterministic program that doesn’t make use ...

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