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|Paradigm||Multi-paradigm: concept-oriented, imperative, functional|
|Designed by||Christophe de Dinechin|
|Developer||Christophe de Dinechin|
0.1 / February 2010
XL ("eXtensible Language") is the first computer programming language designed to support concept programming.
XL features programmer-reconfigurable syntax and semantics. Compiler plug-ins can be used to add new features to the language. A base set of plug-ins implements a relatively standard imperative language. Programmers can write their own plug-ins to implement application-specific notations, such as symbolic differentiation, which can then be used as readily as built-in language features.
There are projects that exploit similar ideas to create code with higher level of abstraction. Among them are:
Edited: 2021-06-18 18:22:06