Guile Alternatives

    Guile is described as 'is the GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions, the official extension language for the GNU operating system. It's an implementation of the Scheme programming language, supporting the Revised5 and most of the Revised6 language reports, as well as many SRFIs' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Guile for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Guile are JavaScript (Free, Open Source), Go (Programming Language) (Free, Open Source), C# (Free, Open Source) and Ruby (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2021

    1. Squirrel is a high level imperative, object-oriented programming language, designed to be a light-weight scripting language that fits in the size, memory bandwidth, and real-time requirements of applications like video games.
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    2. Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that’s embedded in Python. Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax Tree, you have the whole beautiful world of Python at your fingertips, in Lisp form!
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      blang is an open source lightweight high-level object oriented programming language. It's syntax very different from C and Python. Arguments are delimited by spaces, not by a comma. And there is almost no colons/semi-colons/curly brackets/square brackets.
    3. sdlBasic is a small, efficient and multiplatform basic interpreter aimed to game creation using the power of SDL library, it was inspired by the old and glorious AMOS.

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    4. Wyvern is a new programming language designed to help developers be highly productive when writing high-assurance applications. The first major innovation in Wyvern is type-specific languages, a feature that allows programmers to create literals of a given type (e.g.
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      Allegro CL is the most powerful dynamic object-oriented development system available today, and is especially suited to enterprise-wide, complex application development. Complex applications with billions of objects are now made easy with Allegro CL 9.0.
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      UCBLogo (also known as Berkeley Logo) is a free implementation of the Logo programming language that supports lists, files, I/O, and recursion. It can be used to teach computer science.
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      Smalltalk is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language. It is objects all the way down. Smalltalk’s purity and clarity in this regard made it the archetype for nearly all other OOP languages.
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