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Avail is a programming language created in 2010 by Mark van Gulik and Todd L. Smith.

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git clone https://github.com/AvailLang/Avail

Avail is a multi-paradigmatic general purpose programming language whose feature set emphasizes support for articulate programming.


Example from the web:
Public method "Play Wump the Wumpus with reader_with reporter_" is [ reader : []→string, writer : [string]→⊤ | /* Set up the game's I/O. */ Wump the Wumpus reader := reader; Wump the Wumpus reporter := writer; /* Create a new game. All references to game objects within the block are * implicitly understood as relative to this new game. */ newGame ::= a game of Wump the Wumpus; Use newGame as the implied game and do [ Welcome; Look around, having just entered; Until the game is over, do [ Give the agent a turn; Give the first swarm a turn; Give the second swarm a turn; Give the wumpus a turn; ]; If the agent is alive then [ If the wumpus is dead then [Report victory;] else [Report cowardice;]; ] else [Report defeat;]; Goodbye; ]; ] : ⊤;

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