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Wren Alternatives

Wren is described as 'small, fast, class-based concurrent scripting language. Think Smalltalk in a Lua sized package with a dash of Erlang and wrapped up in a familiar, modern syntax' and is a programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Wren for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and MorphOS. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wren are Lua, Apple Swift, Tcl and Groovy.

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    Python

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    • AROS
    • Haiku
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    77 alternatives to Python 

    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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingPython supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  LightweightPython consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Lua

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    67 alternatives to Lua 

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

    Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode for a register-based.

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    1.  LightweightLua consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for scriptingLua supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Apple Swift

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    55 alternatives to 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 constraints of C compatibility. Swift adopts safe programming patterns and adds modern features to make programming easier, more flexible, and more fun.

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    1.  Support for scriptingApple Swift supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Tcl

    • FreeOpen Source
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    60 alternatives to Tcl 

    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.

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    1.  Support for scriptingTcl supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Groovy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    39 alternatives to Groovy 

    Groovy is an agile and dynamic language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

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    1.  Support for scriptingGroovy supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.


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    Hy

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    34 alternatives to Hy 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingHy supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Hack

    40 alternatives to Hack 

    Hack is a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Hack reconciles the fast development cycle of PHP with the discipline provided by static typing, while adding many features commonly found in other modern programming languages.

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    1.  Support for scriptingHack supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Luau

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    60 alternatives to Luau 

    Luau (lowercase u, /'lu.a?/) is a fast, small, safe, gradually typed embeddable scripting language derived from Lua.

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    1.  LightweightLuau consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  9. Solid

    • FreeOpen Source
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    53 alternatives to Solid 

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

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    Discontinued

    Last update was on March 2nd, 2016.

  10. Wyvern

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    47 alternatives to Wyvern 

    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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