Has english conquered the entire computer world?
July 25, 2006 12:21 AM   Subscribe

Are there any programming languages where the keywords/reserved words are in a language other than English? (ie; if, else, for)
posted by jacalata to Computers & Internet (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

In APL they're all special symbols. There are no keywords at all, in English or in any other language.
posted by Steven C. Den Beste at 12:29 AM on July 25, 2006

Response by poster: Thanks vacapinta, that first list is exactly what I was after!

teach me to look properly for myself!
posted by jacalata at 12:35 AM on July 25, 2006

See also, Whitespace, an entire programming language built around... whitespace.
posted by disillusioned at 2:45 AM on July 25, 2006

Going along with Steven and disillusioned lets not forget about brainfuck.
posted by chrisroberts at 8:26 AM on July 25, 2006

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