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Pliant

http://fullpliant.org/
Pliant is the first efficient, truly extendable, customizable programming language. It is suited both for small scripts and for very large applications, and could be described as a combination of reflexive C, C++, typed Lisp, and clean syntax in a single language. Pliant is a newer, very tiny language with a very simple syntax, so advanced features can be written in the language itself, as modules. Its module model can extend the language itself. A true language, introduced in this Pliant documentation is the Pliant Default Extension Environment: PDEE. However, it is not the only possible Pliant language. Beginners can use Pliant as an interpreted language by writing small pieces of code and running them directly. Experienced programmers can run Pliant as a compiled language: you can write efficient programs while using most high level programming features of object oriented languages and the expression power of logical programming languages. Pliant is also an ideal linker: you can write different pieces of a project in different programming styles with all parts interacting.

Documentation

User guide available from http://playground.scs.ryerson.ca:8080/docs.html; User reference manual available in HTML format from http://playground.scs.ryerson.ca:8080/pliantdocs/babel/universal/referenceguide.html


Download

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released on 7 November 2004

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey16 February 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email hubert.tonneau@heliosam.fr" Hubert Tonneau Maintainer
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Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:hubert.tonneau@heliosam.fr
Help Forum http://pliant.cx/pliant/browse/forum/pliant.announce/
Support Forum http://pliant.cx/pliant/browse/forum/pliant.talk/


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 October 2009.



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