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TheDrone7

The programming language jam has officially ended. A thanks to all those who participated. We received a total of 116 submissions! That's how many new programming languages you can now look ahead to seeing more of!

Now that the jam has ended. Here is the criteria that your submissions will be judged upon:

  • Freshness : How novel is the idea behind the language? (This holds the most weight while the rest hold equal weight.)
  • Value : How useful could this language be?
  • Polish : How polished is the language?
  • Technical : Technical difficulty, how interesting is the language for a new learner?

Note : Any changes made after the jam was over i.e. after 00:00 of Sept 1, 2020 will not be taken into account while judging.

There will be a category winner for each of the above and then there will be an overall winner who will get the 10k USD grant.


UPDATE : Sorry for the prolonged silence, there were some complication during the judging, thanks for being patient with us!


Also, thanks again for being a part of this jam and hope to see your future endeavors as well.

Voters
YoungChamp
programmeruser
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PyMaster22
TheDrone7
Comments
hotnewtop
isaiah08

I am going to learn the language that wins.

Leroy01010

me two! @isaiah08

dabs364

@Leroy01010 me three

PattanAhmed

@dabs364 me four

fuzzyastrocat

@PattanAhmed me 10 [base5]

PattanAhmed
JDOG787

@isaiah08 same!

HENRYMARTIN4
fuzzyastrocat

@HENRYMARTIN4 WHAT IS THIS NUMBER "6" YOU SPEAK OF

(had to keep the base5 joke going :D)

[deleted]

@HENRYMARTIN4 me seven an eight and nine, maybe 10, but of course, 11

Lost0Soul

UwU I'm gonna act like i will learn this language! Not really...

Daniel3210

@isaiah08 Me 1001

JonahMorgan1

I think im 1010 [binary]

VivaanSa

@isaiah08 me 100

iocoder

me 999 ∞th

KimiTian08

me ∞th

Leroy01010

me never @KimiTian08

CuriousMonkey

me which number we on [email protected]

ChezCoder
isaiah08

1330 in base 9 @CuriousMonkey

firefish

@CuriousMonkey We are on the number at;oaiyqew6no[5973qn0b73]42=047n2-03574b08b71=741N29408BV9NQ835WЕYASDIRY3QUIWY582397er vsiuertn o9eir.

CuriousMonkey

base ascii(92) @firefish

firefish

@CuriousMonkey BAse ascii is base 127, thank you

CuriousMonkey

no that in python and stuf im talking about c @firefish

firefish

@CuriousMonkey I am talking c, here is an ascii table to decimal

sugarfi

@CuriousMonkey ascii is the same in every lang kek

CuriousMonkey

rly i thought python had like ten million or something for emojis and chineese characters @sugarfi

sugarfi

@CuriousMonkey that's unicode, not ascii... c can do that as well

Henslo

@isaiah08 Maybe, if it’s good

CuriousMonkey

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOFFFFFFFF @sugarfi

Bibekzdev
aguy11
isaiah08

Only seven??? @aguy11

AmazingMech2418

Any updates? It's almost been a month...

d4hines

Waiting with bated for the results! Even a small update would be nice.

ContourLines

@AmazingMech2418 Yeah, it is rather annoying

HahaYes

@AmazingMech2418 ree come on any results

fuzzyastrocat

@HahaYes reeeeee I had almost forgot about this lol

matthewproskils
AmazingMech2418

@matthewproskils Those aren't the winners. Those are the top in "hot". Seam isn't included since it was botted.

matthewproskils

@AmazingMech2418 Oooh. 🤦‍♂️

TheDrone7

@matthewproskils @AmazingMech2418 as the name suggests, that's a showcase not the winners announcement lol.

fuzzyastrocat

@TheDrone7 Wow that's a cool showcase, nice job!

matthewproskils

@TheDrone7 I know they aren't the winners. (if this sounds like i'm mad, sorry, i didn't mean for it to be) It's just that i think that 's where the updates will most likely be. also, nice website

TheDrone7

@fuzzyastrocat @matthewproskils well, you're seeing the incomplete version but thanks anyways lol.

VimHax

@TheDrone7 Will the disqualified languages be on the showcase at all?

TheDrone7

@VimHax I was planning to add them under a separate category but then I decided to just include them in the monthly repls post instead. (It's coming soon)

fuzzyastrocat

@TheDrone7 oo yay

mamcx

@TheDrone7 BTW the display of https://pl-showcase.thedrone7.repl.co/all is broken on safari/osx (it show like a superimpose spaguetti of links)

ContourLines

@mamcx switch to chrome or edge

generationXcode

I am so nervous

HahaYes

Mr.H When are the possible dates that we will know our score? (Oof grammar)

firefish

@HahaYes HahaNo he'll never tell you

k9chelsea2

apparantly it will take about a month

HahaYes

@k9chelsea2 yeah thats what I was thinking

notIurii

apparently more, as they have not finished half of them yet @k9chelsea2

HahaYes

@notIurii Hmmmmm evidence?

notIurii

Check threads here, there is a question I asked about it @HahaYes

notIurii
ironblockhd

Good luck go anyone!

AmazingMech2418

By any chance, could the "polish" category be relative to the time spent? Rex isn't too polished because we only had 10 days and didn't have all day each day, so we don't have OOP finished in it and don't have closures or proper data types yet.

HahaYes
fuzzyastrocat

@HahaYes @AmazingMech2418 That would seem reasonable, obviously a quickly-made language won't be as polished as one that took a year

gibbsfreenergy

Guess what guys? I managed to get a leakage of the language which won. The language is English...

Leroy01010

lol

the language is english
@JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

Yea it is english, technically. @Leroy01010

Leroy01010

and guess what!! @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy
Leroy01010

it's a coding language!! @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

Yea it is the language of the coding language. @Leroy01010

Leroy01010
Leroy01010

it's made of the the very historic language called english...

3 hours later

ok class let me talk to you about old english

world: don't even say a word!!!! @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

Haha lol! @Leroy01010

kshncodes

Some submissions weren't based on the English language 😅 @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

smh... All the programming languages has to be in english, and english is a language, so technically the winning language is ENGLISH. Yay! @kshncodes

notIurii

@JosephSanthosh well, this rules out something. There are plenty of localizations that were submitted.

sugarfi

@JosephSanthosh um, no? that isn't a rule...

gibbsfreenergy

Haha! Do you not know? All posts in repl.it have to be in English so that it can be reviewed by a mod, therefore all languages need to be in English! @sugarfi

sugarfi

@JosephSanthosh um, there are plenty of languages whose whole premise is not being english that are being accepted and judged fine. Also, google translate exists...

gibbsfreenergy

If you can't accept the fact that the posts in repl.it are supposed to be only in English, then please consult with a mod @CodeLongAndPros. @sugarfi

TheDrone7

@JosephSanthosh the posts need to be in English but the languages don't. There are languages such as lassi, egua, Swahili that allow people to code in languages other than English (even though the posts were made in English). There's a big difference between them, don't confuse the post to be the same as the code.

sugarfi

@JosephSanthosh the mods obviously allow non-english langs, or else all the non-english langs would have been disqualified...

gibbsfreenergy

I am referring the word code with the PL Jam. You have to give a description of your PL and it has to be in English. I am not referring to the general term code, which you confused with. @TheDrone7

AstOwOlfo

English? Oh! You mean python. @JosephSanthosh

fuzzyastrocat

@JosephSanthosh

word code with the PL Jam

What do you mean by that? I don't understand the difference between the general term "code" and the term "code" in the context of the PL jam.

gibbsfreenergy

Well in this context the term 'code' needs to be in English so that the judges can understand what really is going on in their PL. But in the other context of 'code' which everyone uses for their own projects can be in any language as long as the output makes sense. Get what I mean? @fuzzyastrocat

fuzzyastrocat

@JosephSanthosh I still don't really understand... many PL's submitted (the PL's themselves, not the posts) are not in English

redsox2

@JosephSanthosh I know something ground breaking. The language that won.....
Is made.....
with............
suspense continues
dun dun duuuuuuuuuuuuun:
a coding language on repl.it

redsox2

lol, but I really want to know what woooon! PLEASE!

gibbsfreenergy

same here! @redsox2

notIurii

Any updates on the judging progress?

isaiah08

Have we gotten through half of the languages yet? @notIurii

Leroy01010
Leroy01010

yes but it's hidden at the moment @notIurii

isaiah08

I AM DYING TO KNOW WHEN THE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED

k9chelsea2

it will take about a month :(

DynamicSquid

anyone get that?

firefish

@DynamicSquid I use ssize_t instead of int. pgghhg.

DynamicSquid
firefish

@DynamicSquid

USE SIZE_T AND SSIZE_T

Mainmenu

Jams were done at 9/1, it is 10/1. I would really like even a mention like "Jugging is hard and is taking awhile" or "Something happened stand by!". Idk give us something.

firefish
@Mainmenu someone who uses MM/DD/YYYY instead of DD/MM/YYYY. GET HIM!
HarperframeInc

@firefish I use MM/DD/YYYY

it's actually my favorite date format

firefish

@HarperframeInc But it's not the 10th of march, it's the THIRD OF OCTOBER

HarperframeInc

@firefish
See? Doesn't DD/MM/YYYY confuse you?

firefish

@HarperframeInc No, MM/DD/YYYY confuses me, you small brain

HarperframeInc

No, MM/DD/YYYY confuses me, you small brain

Oh ho ho...

It's the other way around

[deleted]

@HarperframeInc my mac uses D HH:MMS

firefish

@AJDevelopment ew mac user

[deleted]

@firefish ew a person who hates mac

firefish

@AJDevelopment ew a person who hates a person who has never even touched a mac in their life except in the shops

[deleted]

@firefish ew a person that doesn't get a joke

Leroy01010
brianjenkins94

An update would be nice. @amasad @TheDrone7

fuzzyastrocat

Nice, looking forward to everyone's submissions!

A question: by "changes" do you mean changes to the language or the post? My headers got ruined because repl.it changed their styling after I posted my post. I just fixed it now, but if you're saying that the changes won't be taken into account...

TheDrone7

@fuzzyastrocat the language.

fuzzyastrocat

@TheDrone7 Ok thanks!

PlasDev

Good luck everyone! May the best lang win :), it was really fun to participate in this.

Codemonkey51

If I could design a lang fully on my own it would be similar to: https://xkcd.com/2309/

HahaYes

@Codemonkey51 haha xkcd is awesome

Codemonkey51

Too bad I missed the opportunity to do that. Wait.. CookeyLang Easter egg time @HahaYes

HahaYes

@Codemonkey51 rex easter eggs wait a sec

fuzzyastrocat

@Codemonkey51 @HahaYes Time for xkcd lang: combine the above with https://xkcd.com/1537/

Codemonkey51
chrisaycock

Whelp, I got disqualified. Best of luck to everyone else still standing.

Coder100

what!!! Come on your language was the best @chrisaycock

fuzzyastrocat

@Coder100 @chrisaycock Noooooo Empirical was good, well still cool lang — if I ever need something for data science I'll use it :D

Leroy01010

HOW MUCH LONGER CAN IT TAKE!!!!!!!!!

k9chelsea2

about a month :/

Leroy01010

😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 @k9chelsea2

k9chelsea2

well no-one knows for sure

k9chelsea2

but an estimate of a month :(

gibbsfreenergy

Who else used Duolingo to make their language?

isaiah08

Are you serious? @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

well obviously. @isaiah08

isaiah08

Like Dulingo, the language teaching software? (I do not know many coding terms, is there another meaning?) @JosephSanthosh

gibbsfreenergy

It is a software. @isaiah08

isaiah08

oh, ok. :) @JosephSanthosh

RaidTheWeb

@isaiah08 not for pl tho

gibbsfreenergy

called a joke @RaidTheWeb

RaidTheWeb

@JosephSanthosh lol ik
(i saw that it was a joke after i posted)

gibbsfreenergy

thats cool. @RaidTheWeb

HahaYes

Good luck to all! And us?

AlexLuna

CaN yOu JuSt TeLl Us ThE lAnGuAgE aLrEaDy!!!

CuriousMonkey
Rayan81

UwU I'm gonna act like i will learn this language! Not really... Whatttt

Leroy01010
redsox2

What is everyone's favorite (not including your own if you made one)?

dabs364

@redsox2
lets go CookieLang!!!

fuzzyastrocat

@dabs364 @redsox2 Outside of my own, I'd have to say Rhovas — it's super polished and looks pretty cool.

isaiah08

I haven't seen many, but the one that feel is the best is
Aardvark, it is also nice how it is user freindly, they even posted a tutorial on how to add a a function. @fuzzyastrocat @redsox2 @dabs364

fuzzyastrocat

@isaiah08 Not trying to brag, but I include how to add an external function in my Curta submission :D

isaiah08

Cool, can you give me the link? @fuzzyastrocat

fuzzyastrocat
isaiah08
DavidShen2

When will results be released?

TheDrone7

@DavidShen2 We do not have an expected time for the results because we want the judges to take their time exploring each submission and not rush things so everyone gets scored fairly.

Coder100

cool, but what should be our expectancy (like in a month (haha)?) @TheDrone7

TheDrone7

@Coder100 can't say. Am not a judge.

Coder100
JDOG787
hg0428

I think my team won the technical: @theamazingplant (1) said:
I am new to this site, and to programming, but this looks like an interesting language.

HahaYes

@hg0428 there are judges...

HahaYes

@hg0428 whew ego moment

PowerCoder

@hg0428 It's too soon to tell.

hg0428

I know, just a joke. It literally says in the post that we need it to be interesting to new users, that person was a new user and said its interesting. @PowerCoder and @HahaYes

notIurii

@hg0428 What is so cool about your language from technical point of view?

hg0428

All the features, I really like the syntax. Just that everything works right and that there are so many features I guess. You could ask theamazingplant what they thought was interesting about it.
We have a lot planned for the next version, a lot lot. @notIurii

RaidTheWeb

@hg0428 so? that's just someone something said

hg0428

I know. @RaidTheWeb

VimHax

Woah

RohilPatel

E

Leroy01010

10 YEARS LATER

we haven't got the results yet!

100 YEARS LATER

were almost done
yay
OH NO WE MIXED UP THE RESUTS!
....

PROOF:

HahaYes

@Leroy01010 Jam results prob coming today

Leroy01010
isaiah08

Let's hope!
@HahaYes

Leroy01010

ye let's hope! @isaiah08

[deleted]

me who was eating the jam: :(

firefish

@AJDevelopment What on earth

Leroy01010
k9chelsea2

[deleted]
Eh-Ehrm.

I made a lang called "replang"