Wildest programming language idea
amasad (3062)

What is your wildest programming language idea? This could be fun (silly) ideas or really cool and useful ones.


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aguy11 (128)

Hmmm... This was hard to come up with. But I think I have an idea. Comments would be marked by two |s. One at the beginning and one at the end. Here would be a strip of code that explains the basics of this language:

|This is variable declaration|
:x: == {"This is a string variable"}
:x: == {11}
:x: == {tr} |Bool|
/"Hello World"/
M/"Is x true? Check here: ---x---"M/ |Modified|
:first: == *I"Do you like pancakes?"I*
:pancake_name: == {Bob}
:second: == *IM"Do you? My pancake's name is ---pancake_name---"*IM
|If, else|
:test: == {77}
#I#I ---test--- = 77
   /"77 is the number!"/
#IE#IE  |Else|
   M/"77 is not the number. The number is --test--"M/

(:backpack:) == {["food",,"water",,"other stuff"]}
|Iterating through lists|
M/"The first element is --backpack*0*--"M/
:second_test: == {0}
!W!W ---second_test--- << 10
  /"The test is not 10 yet!"/
  :test: == {---test--- ++ 1}
(:languages:) == {["English",, "Russian",, "German"]}
!F!F :lang: ---languages---
   M/"The current language is ---lang---"M/

This language is quite complicated and I'm calling it Double because as you might have noticed everything has to be surrounded by two of the same thing.