From the archives: Programming languages

Shakespeare (the programming language), the invisible programming language, programming in 282 different languages at the same time, and the programmer’s Fizz Buzz challenge.

Whitespace is a computer programming language made entirely out of invisible characters: spaces, tabs, and line breaks.


Shakespeare
John Taylor [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Shakespeare is a programming language designed to look like a Shakespearean play.


A polyglot programme can run in multiple different languages. One example works in 282 of them.


At a programming job interview, you may be asked to Fizz Buzz.

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