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Guile - Programming language

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Guile, aka GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions, is an open source programming language created in 1993 by Aubrey Jaffer and Tom Lord and Miles Bader.

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GNU Guile is the preferred extension system for the GNU Project, which features an implementation of the Scheme programming language. Its first version was released in 1993. In addition to large parts of Scheme standards, Guile Scheme includes modularized extensions for many different programming tasks.For extending programs, Guile offers "libguile" which allows the language to be embedded in other programs, and integrated closely through the C API; similarly, new types and subroutines defined through the C API can be made available as extensions to Guile itself.Guile stands for the GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from the web:
;;; Hello world program (define name "World") (display (string-append "Hello " name "!")) (newline)

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Comments
; A comment
Line Comments ;
; A comment
Semantic Indentation X

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