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Yorick is an open source programming language created in 1996 by David H. Munro.

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Yorick is an interpreted programming language designed for numerics, graph plotting, and steering large scientific simulation codes. It is quite fast due to array syntax, and extensible via C or Fortran routines. It was created in 1996 by David H. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from Riju:
write, "Hello, world!"
Example from hello-world:
#!/usr/bin/yorick -batch print, "Hello World";
Example from Wikipedia:
> x=[[1,2,3],[4,5,6]] > x [[1,2,3],[4,5,6]] > y=[[7,8],[9,10],[11,12]] > x(,+)*y(+,) [[39,54,69],[49,68,87],[59,82,105]] > x(+,)*y(,+) [[58,139],[64,154]]

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging print

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