Jolverine

A programming language in the genre of esolang by Chris Pressey, Cat's Eye Technologies, Sep 10, 2012

The Jolverine language was devised as a conscious attempt to expand the genre of turning tarpit by adding the feature of modifying the instruction wheel during execution.

Sample Program

--*-*
     \
      \
       \           *
        \         /
         \       /
          \     /
           *   /
            \ /
             *-*---*

Computational Class

Turing-complete

Programming Paradigms

Defined by

jolverine.py in the Jolverine distribution

Documentation

Download

Download latest release (1.0-2013.1010)

Development

Github: catseye/Jolverine

Issue tracker: on github

Previous Releases

Influences

Implementations

Commentary

The name is a portmanteau of "jolly wolverine" (where "jolly" is a euphemism for "drunk",) which is an attempt to capture, in a noun phrase, the language's vicious, erratic nature.