Coding Curiosities: Esolang

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2019 Summer Program

(alt. title: Esolangs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Code)
(alt. title: Esolangs: Programming for Fun, Not Profit)

An esolang (short for "esoteric programming language") is a programming language that is intentionally unusual for any number of reasons: to be difficult to understand, to be fun to write in, or simply for the sake of being different.

Start the week learning Python, a widely-used programming language. Then, delve into languages that will challenge how you thought programming works.

Play with the original 2-dimensional language, Biota. Turn recipes into code with Chef. Write programs using only one hand with WASD. Question your sanity with INTERCAL.

and more...

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