My programming language history

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  • TypeScript

    TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that compiles to clean JavaScript output.


  • rust

    Empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software.


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  • CPython

    The Python programming language


  • PostgreSQL

    Mirror of the official PostgreSQL GIT repository. Note that this is just a *mirror* - we don't work with pull requests on github. To contribute, please see


  • PHPT

    The PHP Interpreter


  • draft

    C++ standards drafts


  • dalle-mini

    DALL·E Mini - Generate images from a text prompt

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  • rescript-compiler

    The compiler for ReScript.

    ReScript (previously BuckleScript + ReasonML)

  • ocaml

    The core OCaml system: compilers, runtime system, base libraries


  • kotlin

    The Kotlin Programming Language.


NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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