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Unicon is an open source programming language created in 2008 by Clint Jeffery.

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Unicon is a programming language designed by American computer scientist Clint Jeffery with collaborators including Shamim Mohamed, Jafar Al Gharaibeh, Robert Parlett and others. Unicon descended from Icon and a preprocessor for Icon called IDOL. Compared with Icon, Unicon offers better access to the operating system as well as support for object-oriented programming. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from the web:
procedure main() w := open("test UNICON window", "g") write(w, "Hello, World!") read(w) close(w) end
Example from hello-world:
procedure main() write("Hello World") end
Example from Wikipedia:
procedure main() w := open("test UNICON window", "g") write(w, "Hello, World!") read(w) close(w) end

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Integers
# \b([+-]?[0-9]+[KMGTPkmgtp]?)\b
Floats
# [+-]?[0-9]*\.([0-9]*)([Ee][+-]?[0-9]*)?
Hexadecimals
# \b([+-]?([2-9]|[12][0-9]|3[0-6])[rR][0-9a-zA-Z]+)\b
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging write
Comments
# A comment
Line Comments #
# A comment
Semantic Indentation X

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