TinyScheme Alternatives

    TinyScheme is described as 'lightweight Scheme interpreter that implements as large a subset of R5RS as was possible without getting very large and complicated. It is meant to be used as an embedded scripting interpreter for other programs' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TinyScheme for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is JavaScript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TinyScheme are Lua (Free, Open Source), Tcl (Free, Open Source), CrossBrowdy (Free, Open Source) and Real-Time JavaScript Tool (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 25, 2020

    1. 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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      Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.


    2. Tcl (originally from "Tool Command Language", but conventionally rendered as "Tcl" rather than "TCL"; pronounced as "tickle" or "tee-see-ell") is a scripting language created by John Ousterhout.
    3. 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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    4. Real-Time JavaScript Tool is a portable tool that allows JavaScript codes to be executed in Real-Time! Note that, the tool requires "Internet Explorer" to be installed in the Windows OS!
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    5. 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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      Solid - A minimalist interpreted language, with a clean object model and a tiny VM.

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      Last update was on March 2nd, 2016.

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    6. 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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    7. Chibi-Scheme is a very small library with no external dependencies intended for use as an extension and scripting language in C programs.
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    8. Jim is an opensource small-footprint implementation of the Tcl programming language.
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