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MVEL - Programming language

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MVEL is a programming language created in 2003.

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MVFLEX Expression Language (MVEL) is a hybrid dynamic/statically typed, embeddable Expression Language and runtime for the Java Platform. Originally started as a utility language for an application framework, the project is now developed completely independently. MVEL is typically used for exposing basic logic to end-users and programmers through configuration such as XML files or annotations. Read more on Wikipedia...


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import java.util.*; // the main quicksort algorithm def quicksort(list) { if (list.size() <= 1) { list; } else { pivot = list[0]; concat(quicksort(($ in list if $ < pivot)), pivot, quicksort(($ in list if $ > pivot))); } } // define method to concatenate lists. def concat(list1, pivot, list2) { concatList = new ArrayList(list1); concatList.add(pivot); concatList.addAll(list2); concatList; } // create a list to sort list = [5,2,4,1,18,10,15,1,0]; // sort it! quicksort(list);

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