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Zig is an open source programming language created in 2015 by Andrew Kelley.

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Download source code:
git clone https://github.com/ziglang/zig

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A programming language designed for robustness, optimality, and clarity.


Example from Compiler Explorer:
// Type your code here, or load an example. export fn square(num: i32) i32 { return num * num; }
Example from Riju:
const std = @import("std"); pub fn main() anyerror!void { std.log.info("Hello, world!", .{}); }
Example from hello-world:
const std = @import("std"); pub fn main() !void { const stdout = std.io.getStdOut().writer(); try stdout.print("Hello World", .{}); }

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Comments
Line Comments
Binary Literals
Integers
Floats
Hexadecimals
Octals
Strings "
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging std.debug.print

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