HUNTER

A programming language in the genre of esolang by Chris Pressey, Cat's Eye Technologies, ca Sep 20, 2000

Esowiki: Hunter

HUNTER is a language I designed for the Esoteric Awards ("Essies") Its abstract starts out like this:

It is perceived that one of the biggest problems in maintaining interest in programming is the above linear growth of boredom compared to the usefulness of the program, resulting in an acute loss of enthusiasm on the part of the programmers and ultimately the abandonment of the software...

Submitted to Competitions

Sample Program

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#   1#2#         #
# #### #         #
#      #         #
# ######    M    #
#     M#         #
#+######         #
#     !#         #
##################
*12+>3
*21+>3

Programming Paradigms

Defined by

hunter.pl in the HUNTER distribution

Implementations