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  • Python icon

    Python

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux S60 BSD AROS ... Haiku AmigaOS OpenSolaris MorphOS

  • JavaScript icon

    JavaScript

    JavaScript (sometimes shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • PHP icon

    PHP

    PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PHP

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    C (programming language)

    C is a general-purpose computer programming language. C is one of the most widely used programming languages of all time.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    C++

    C++ is a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose, powerful programming language. It is regarded as an...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Node.js

    Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • Ruby icon

    Ruby

    Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • C# icon

    C#

    C# is a multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic, object-oriented...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Go (Programming Language) icon

    Go (Programming Language)

    Go, also called golang, is a programming language initially developed at Google in 2007 by Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Lua

    Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku AmigaOS ... MorphOS

  • Dart icon

    Dart

    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Haskell icon

    Haskell

    Haskell is an advanced purely-functional programming language. An open-source product of more than twenty years of cutting-edge...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Scala

    Scala is a modern multi-paradigm programming language based on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed to express common programming...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • D (Programming Language) icon

    D (Programming Language)

    D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    ASP.NET

    Asp.net is an open source server-side Web application framework designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages, web sites...

    Free Windows

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    Apple Swift

    Swift is a programming language for iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS apps that builds on the best of C and Objective-C, without the...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Objective-C icon

    Objective-C

    The Objective-C language is a simple computer language designed to enable sophisticated object-oriented programming. Objective-C is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Clojure

    Clojure is a dynamic programming language that targets the Java Virtual Machine (and the CLR ). It is designed to be a general-purpose...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    F# (programming language)

    F# is a succinct, expressive and efficient functional and object-oriented language for .NET which helps you write simple code to solve...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Kotlin icon

    Kotlin

    Statically typed programming language targeting the JVM and JavaScript 100% interoperable with Java™

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Tcl icon

    Tcl

    Tcl (originally from "Tool Command Language", but conventionally rendered as "Tcl" rather than "TCL";...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    FreeBASIC

    FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Vala icon

    Vala

    Vala is a new programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME developers without imposing any...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Hack icon

    Hack

    Hack is a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Hack reconciles the fast development cycle of PHP with...

    Open Source Linux

  • Squirrel (programming language) icon

    Squirrel (programming language)

    Squirrel is a high level imperative, object-oriented programming language, designed to be a light-weight scripting language that fits...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    wxBasic Discontinued

    wxBasic is an Basic interpreter that is: * Free * Open Source (LGPL) * Cross-platform (currently Windows and Linux) ...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    REBOL

    Rebol (historically REBOL) is a cross-platform data exchange language and a multi-paradigm dynamic programming language designed by...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Solid

    Solid - A minimalist interpreted language, with a clean object model and a tiny VM.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Hy icon

    Hy

    Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that’s embedded in Python. Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Wyvern

    Wyvern is a new programming language designed to help developers be highly productive when writing high-assurance applications. The...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • GNU sed

    sed (stream editor) is a Unix utility that parses text and implements a programming language which can apply transformations to such...

    Open Source Linux Haiku

  • Factor icon

    Factor

    The Factor programming language combines powerful language features with a full-featured library. The implementation is fully compiled...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • thinBasic icon

    thinBasic

    thinBasic is a simple, flexible, and easy-to-learn interpreted programming language. It lets you quickly and easily develop programs...

    Free Windows

  • X10 (programming language) icon

    X10 (programming language)

    The X10 programming language is organized around four basic principles of asynchrony, locality, atomicity, and order that are...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Gema icon

    Gema

    gema is a general purpose text processing utility based on the concept of pattern matching. In general, it reads an input file and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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