Top 1,000 Features Creators Events Podcasts Extensions Interviews Blog Explorer CSV


< >

abs is a programming language created in 2018 by Alessandro Nadalin.

#846on PLDB 6Years Old
Download source code:
git clone
HomepageSource Code

ABS is a programming language that works best when you're scripting on your terminal. It tries to combine the elegance of languages such as Python, or Ruby with the convenience of Bash.

Example from the web:
r = $(curl "" -H 'DNT: 1' -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate, sdch' -H 'Accept-Language: en' -H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_11_6) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/57.0.2987.133 Safari/537.36' -H 'Accept: */*' -H 'Referer:' -H 'Connection: keep-alive' --compressed); if !r.ok { echo("Could not fetch game data. Bummer!") exit(1) } doc = r.json() arena = city = echo("The game was played at the %s in %s", arena, city) highlight = doc.basicGameData.nugget.text if highlight.len() { echo("The press said: \"%s\"", highlight) } # The game was played at the TD Garden in Boston # The press said: "Thomas scores 19 of 44 points in 4th quarter"

HackerNews discussions of abs

title date score comments
The ABS programming language 12/25/2018 6 3

View source

- Build the next great programming language About Resources Acknowledgements Part of the World Wide Scroll