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Observable

Observable - Programming language

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Observable is a programming language created in 2017 by Mike Bostock.

Source code:
git clone https://github.com/observablehq/runtime
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A partially open source derivative of Javascript modified for dataflow that powers the Observable data science web app.


Example from the web:
{ let x = 0; for (let i = 1; i <= 100; ++i) { x += i; } return x; }

Language features

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

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