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Befunge is an esolang created in 1993 by Chris Pressey.

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Befunge is a stack-based, reflective, esoteric programming language. It differs from conventional languages in that programs are arranged on a two-dimensional grid. "Arrow" instructions direct the control flow to the left, right, up or down, and loops are constructed by sending the control flow in a cycle. Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from Riju:
64+"!dlrow ,olleH">:#,_@
Example from hello-world:
>"dlroW olleH",,,,,,,,,,,@
Example from the Hello World Collection:
v Hello World in Befunge >"dlroW olleH",,,,,,,,,,,@
Example from Wikipedia:
>25*"!dlrow ,olleH":v v:,_@ > ^

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