Esterel is a programming language created in 1980. Esterel is a synchronous programming language for the development of complex reactive systems. The imperative programming style of Esterel allows the simple expression of parallelism and preemption. As a consequence, it is well suited for control-dominated model designs. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from Wikipedia:

module ABRO:
input A, B, R;
output O;

loop
  [ await A || await B ];
  emit O
each R

end module

Last updated January 25th, 2020

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