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ABC is a programming language created in 1980.

ABC is an imperative general-purpose programming language and programming environment developed at CWI, Netherlands by Leo Geurts, Lambert Meertens, and Steven Pemberton. It is interactive, structured, high-level, and intended to be used instead of BASIC, Pascal, or AWK. It is not meant to be a systems-programming language but is intended for teaching or prototyping. Read more on Wikipedia...

Try now: Riju · TIO

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Example code from Riju:

WRITE "Hello, world!" /

Example code from hello-world:

WRITE "Hello World"

Example code from the Hello World Collection:

\ Hello world in ABC WRITE "Hello, World!" /

Example code from Wikipedia:

HOW TO RETURN words document: PUT {} IN collection FOR line IN document: FOR word IN split line: IF word collection: INSERT word IN collection RETURN collection

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
"Hello world"
Print() Debugging WRITE
Semantic Indentation

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