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Racket is a programming language created in 1994 by Matthias Felleisen.

Racket (formerly PLT Scheme) is a general purpose, multi-paradigm programming language in the Lisp-Scheme family. One of its design goals is to serve as a platform for language creation, design, and implementation. The language is used in a variety of contexts such as scripting, general-purpose programming, computer science education, and research. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from Riju:

#lang racket/base (display "Hello, world!\n")

Example code from hello-world:

#lang racket "Hello World"

Example code from the Hello World Collection:

;; Hello world in Racket #lang racket/base "Hello, World!"

Example code from Linguist:

; Clean, simple and efficient code -- that's the power of Racket! ; (define (bottles n more) (printf "~a bottle~a of beer~a" (case n [(0) "no more"] [(1) "1"] [else n]) (if (= n 1) "" "s") more)) (for ([n (in-range 99 0 -1)]) (bottles n " on the wall, ") (bottles n ".\n") (printf "Take one down and pass it around, ") (bottles (sub1 n) " on the wall.\n\n")) (displayln "No more bottles of beer on the wall, no more bottles of beer.") (displayln "Go to the store and buy some more, 99 bottles of beer on the wall.")

Example code from Wikipedia:

#lang typed/racket (: fact (Integer -> Integer)) (define (fact n) (cond [(zero? n) 1] [else (* n (fact (- n 1)))]))

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
Print() Debugging โœ“ display
Homoiconicity โœ“
Line Comments โœ“
; A comment
Module Pattern โœ“
(module nest racket
   (provide (for-syntax meta-eggs)
            (for-meta 1 meta-chicks)
   (define-for-syntax meta-eggs 2)
   (define-for-syntax meta-chicks 3)
   (define num-eggs 2))
Prefix Notation โœ“
(+ 1 2 3)
Mixins โœ“
(mixin (interface-expr ...) (interface-expr ...)
 class-clause ...)
Macros โœ“
File Imports โœ“
(require (prefix-in tcp: racket/tcp))
Comments โœ“
Symbol Tables โœ“
;; Some programming languages allow the symbol table to be manipulated at run-time, so that symbols can be added at any time.
Strings โœ“
"hello world"
Semantic Indentation ฯด

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