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Formally written as < bigwig > it is a high-level programming language for developing interactive Web services. The bigwig language is a collection of domain-specific languages focusing on different aspects of interactive Web services. These contributing languages (C code, HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, and SSL) are held together by a C-like skeleton language. Bigwig is no longer actively developed. in its place is JWIG, a Java-based successor to bigwig. Bigwig and its successor, JWIG was developed at the BRICS research center at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.

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