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Maxima is an open source programming language created in 1982.

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Maxima is a computer algebra system (CAS) based on a 1982 version of Macsyma. It is written in Common Lisp and runs on all POSIX platforms such as macOS, Unix, BSD, and Linux, as well as under Microsoft Windows and Android. It is free software released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from hello-world:
print("Hello World")$
Maxima Keywords
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Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
MultiLine Comments
Integers
Floats
Conditionals
While Loops
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging print
Comments
Semantic Indentation X

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