Interesting examples of visual programming?

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    OM#: Visual Programming | Computer-assisted Music Compositon


  • blockly

    The web-based visual programming editor.

    For an idea of what a library of programming units looks like, there's Google's Blockly (descended from Scratch)

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • lisperanto

    Lisperanto is a spatial canvas for programming; Lisperanto is a spatial canvas for knowledge; Lisperanto is a spatial canvas for ideas;

    Lisperanto - in-browser AST editor with instant evaluation and code on canvas

  • antimony

    CAD from a parallel universe

    Antimony CAD Noodle diagrams to design parts (QT UI, each box is a Python script). Example code for a scaling node.

  • cells

    A Common Lisp implementation of the dataflow programming paradigm (by kennytilton)

    For implementation in Common Lisp, I considered using something like Kenny Tilton's Cells.

  • gtoolkit

    Glamorous Toolkit is a multilanguage notebook. A fancy code editor. A software analysis platform. A visualization engine. A knowledge management system. All programmable. All in one.

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