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1 Synopsis of the language Joy The language Joy is a purely functional programming language. Whereas all other functional programming languages are based on the application of functions to arguments, Joy is based on the composition of functions. All such functions take a stack as argument and produce a stack as value. Consequently much of Joy looks like(More)
Joy is a functional programming language which is not based on the application of functions to arguments but on the composition of functions. It does not use lambda-abstraction of expressions but instead it uses quotation of expressions. A large number of combinators are used to perform dequotation, they have the effect of higher order functions. Several of(More)
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