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Implementation of the Shirka programming language http://hashmal.github.io/shirka
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Shirka interpreter ================== Shirka is a programming language that does not generate memory garbage: its runtime does not need a garbage collector to function properly, but the human does not have to manage memory manually either. Website: http://hashmal.github.io/shirka/ IRC: `#shirka` channel on `irc.freenode.net` Features -------- * Simple, flexible syntax * Abstraction through operation composition * Homoiconicity (data is also executable code) * No memory garbage is ever generated * MIT License (view the `LICENSE` file) Installation ------------ If not already done, get the source code: git clone git://github.com/hashmal/shirka.git To compile the interpreter, run the following in the `shirka` directory: make The resulting program can read and execute Shirka files: ./shirka FILE A rudimentary REPL written in Shirka itself lies in the `examples` directory.