# SETL

SETL is a programming language created in 1969. SETL (SET Language) is a very high-level programming language based on the mathematical theory of sets. It was originally developed by (Jack) Jacob T. Schwartz at the New York University (NYU) Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in the late 1960s.. Read more on Wikipedia...

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- SETL ranks in the top 10% of languages
- the SETL website
- the SETL wikipedia page
- SETL first appeared in 1969
- See also: algol-60, abc, ada, python
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### Example code from Wikipedia:

procedure factorial(n); -- calculates the factorial n! return if n = 1 then 1 else n * factorial(n - 1) end if; end factorial;

Last updated February 18th, 2020