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PROMAL is a programming language created in 1986.

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PROMAL (PROgrammer's Microapplication Language) is a structured programming language from Systems Management Associates for MS-DOS, Commodore 64, and Apple II. PROMAL features simple syntax, no line numbers, long variable names, functions and procedures with argument passing, real number type, arrays, strings, pointer, and a built-in I/O library. Like ABC and Python, indentation is part of the language syntax. Read more on Wikipedia...


Example from Wikipedia:
PROGRAM SIEVE ; Sieve of Eratosthenes Benchmark ; test (BYTE magazine) ; 10 iterations, 1800 element array. INCLUDE LIBRARY CON SIZE=1800 WORD I WORD J WORD PRIME WORD K WORD COUNT BYTE FLAGS[SIZE] BEGIN OUTPUT "10 ITERATIONS" FOR J= 1 TO 10 COUNT=0 FILL FLAGS, SIZE, TRUE FOR I= 0 TO SIZE IF FLAGS[I] PRIME=I+I+3 K=I+PRIME WHILE K <= SIZE FLAGS[K]=FALSE K=K+PRIME COUNT=COUNT+1 OUTPUT "#C#I PRIMES", COUNT END

Language features

Feature Supported Token Example
Booleans TRUE FALSE
Comments
; A comment
Line Comments ;
; A comment
Semantic Indentation

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