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Dart is an open source programming language created in 2011 by Lars Bak.

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Dart is a general-purpose programming language originally developed by Google and later approved as a standard by Ecma (ECMA-408). It is used to build web, server and mobile applications, and for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It is open-source software under a permissive free software license (modified BSD license). Read more on Wikipedia...

Example from Compiler Explorer:
// Type your code here, or load an example. int square(int num) { return num * num; } int main(List<String> args) { return square(int.fromEnvironment("input")); }
Example from Riju:
void main() { print('Hello, world!'); }
Example from hello-world:
main() { print('Hello World'); }
// Hello world in Dart main() { print('Hello world!'); }
Example from Linguist:
import 'dart:math' as math; class Point { num x, y; Point(this.x, this.y); num distanceTo(Point other) { var dx = x - other.x; var dy = y - other.y; return math.sqrt(dx * dx + dy * dy); } } void main() { var p = new Point(2, 3); var q = new Point(3, 4); print('distance from p to q = ${p.distanceTo(q)}'); }
Example from Wikipedia:
// Import the math library to get access to the sqrt function. import 'dart:math' as math; // Create a class for Point. class Point { // Final variables cannot be changed once they are assigned. // Create two instance variables. final num x, y; // A constructor, with syntactic sugar for setting instance variables. Point(this.x, this.y); // A named constructor with an initializer list. Point.origin() : x = 0, y = 0; // A method. num distanceTo(Point other) { var dx = x - other.x; var dy = y - other.y; return math.sqrt(dx * dx + dy * dy); } // Example of Operator Overloading Point operator +(Point other) => new Point(x + other.x, y + other.y); } // All Dart programs start with main(). void main() { // Instantiate point objects. var p1 = new Point(10, 10); var p2 = new Point.origin(); var distance = p1.distanceTo(p2); print(distance); }
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Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
// 0[xX][0-9a-fA-F]+
Async Await
Switch Statements
While Loops
Booleans true false
Strings '
'Hello world'
Regular Expression Syntax Sugar
Print() Debugging print
Line Comments //
// A comment
Operator Overloading
File Imports
import 'file-system.dart';
import 'dart:math' as math;
MultiLine Comments /* */
/* A comment
// Hi
/* Assume address is not null. */
Case Insensitive Identifiers X
Semantic Indentation X

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