Pliant

An open source dynamically compiled language with a trivial syntax in which advanced features can be written in the language itself, as modules. Modules in Pliant consist of normal library routines or meta-programming functions. Pliant can run as an application under any Linux distribution, as an application under the Windows operating system, or as a standalone operating system named FullPliant.

Pliant provides programmers with a complete development environment including the dynamic compiler, debugging an profiling features, a database engine, a Web friendly user interface graphical toolkit, client and server side implementations of several standard services, and more. Pliant is released under the GNUpublic license, version 2.

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Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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