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Raku is described as 'unifies many great ideas that aren't usually found in other programming languages. While several other languages offer some of these features, none of them offer all' and is a programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Raku for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and Haiku. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Raku are JavaScript, Java, PHP and Ruby.

Raku alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Raku.
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Raku unifies many great ideas that aren't usually found in other programming languages. While several other languages...

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  1. Python icon

    Python

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • OpenSolaris
    • MorphOS

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

    ⚫︎ LightweightPython consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    JavaScript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • AROS
    • Haiku

    JavaScript (sometimes shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but also used in many non-browser environments.

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    Java

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook
    • Kindle Fire

    Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

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    PHP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PHP

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

    ⚫︎ PortablePHP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightPHP consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. Ruby icon

    Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was initially developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto.

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    Perl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development.

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    Haskell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Haskell is an advanced purely-functional programming language. An open-source product of more than twenty years of cutting-edge research, it allows rapid development of robust, concise, correct software.

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  8. Nim is a statically typed, imperative programming language with a powerful macro system that tries to give the programmer ultimate power without compromises on runtime efficiency.

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    CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    V1 Script

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    V1 is a simple functional interpreter language with syntax from C, PHP and JavaScript. It was developed from the scratch. The focus is on simple administrative and experimental programming, but it has enhanced benefits like Multithreading, CGI and Web functions.

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