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Falcon

Falcon - Programming language

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Falcon is a programming language created in 2003 by Giancarlo Niccolai.

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Falcon is an open source, multi-paradigm programming language. Design and implementation is led by Giancarlo Niccolai, a native of Bologna, Italy and Information Technology graduate from Pistoia. Falcon translates computer source code to virtual machine instructions for evaluation. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from hello-world:
#!/usr/bin/env falcon > "Hello World"
// Hello World in Falcon > "Hello World!"
Example from Wikipedia:
directive lang=fr_FR // uses 5 characters ISO language code > i"Bonjour à tout le monde!"

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Strings "
"Hello world"
Line Comments //
// A comment
Comments
Semantic Indentation X

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