HOPE is a historical programming language created in 1978. Hope is a small functional programming language developed in the 1970s at Edinburgh University. It predates Miranda and Haskell and is contemporaneous with ML (also developed at Edinburgh). Hope was derived from NPL, a simple functional language developed by Rod Burstall and John Darlington in their work on program transformation. Read more on Wikipedia...
- HOPE ranks in the top 20% of languages
- the HOPE wikipedia page
- HOPE first appeared in 1978
- See also: haskell, ml, snobol
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Example code from Wikipedia:
dec fact : num -> num; --- fact 0 <= 1; --- fact n <= n*fact(n-1);
Last updated October 14th, 2019