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PL Jam has Ended
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TheDrone7 (1436)

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.

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isaiah08 (51)

I am going to learn the language that wins.

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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

(had to keep the base5 joke going :D)

poetaetoes (287)

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

Lost0Soul (101)

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

JonahMorgan1 (14)

I think im 1010 [binary]

firefish (761)

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

firefish (761)

@CuriousMonkey BAse ascii is base 127, thank you

CuriousMonkey (7)

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

firefish (761)

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

sugarfi (587)

@CuriousMonkey ascii is the same in every lang kek

CuriousMonkey (7)

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

sugarfi (587)

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

CuriousMonkey (7)

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOFFFFFFFF @sugarfi

AmazingMech2418 (947)

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

d4hines (3)

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

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

@HahaYes reeeeee I had almost forgot about this lol

AmazingMech2418 (947)

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

TheDrone7 (1436)

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

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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

matthewproskils (346)

@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 (1436)

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

VimHax (7)

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

TheDrone7 (1436)

@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)

mamcx (11)

@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)

ContourRepl (8)

@mamcx switch to chrome or edge

ironblockhd (388)

Good luck go anyone!

AmazingMech2418 (947)

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.

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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

HahaYes (1248)

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

firefish (761)

@HahaYes HahaNo he'll never tell you

k9chelsea2 (696)

apparantly it will take about a month

HahaYes (1248)

@k9chelsea2 yeah thats what I was thinking

notIurii (13)

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

notIurii (13)

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

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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

JosephSanthosh (1194)

Yea it is english, technically. @Leroy01010

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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

Leroy01010 (380)

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

kshncodes (10)

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

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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 (13)

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

sugarfi (587)

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

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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 (587)

@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...

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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 (1436)

@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 (587)

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

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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 (225)

English? Oh! You mean python. @JosephSanthosh

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

@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.

JosephSanthosh (1194)

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 (1263)

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

redsox2 (12)

@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 (12)

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

notIurii (13)

Any updates on the judging progress?

isaiah08 (51)

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

Leroy01010 (380)

yes but it's hidden at the moment @notIurii

isaiah08 (51)

I AM DYING TO KNOW WHEN THE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED

k9chelsea2 (696)

it will take about a month :(

DynamicSquid (4374)
int score = -2147483649

// minimum value for int: -2147483648

score = 2147483647

anyone get that?

Mainmenu (10)

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 (761)
@Mainmenu someone who uses MM/DD/YYYY instead of DD/MM/YYYY. GET HIM!
HarperframeInc (375)

@firefish I use MM/DD/YYYY

it's actually my favorite date format

firefish (761)

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

HarperframeInc (375)

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

firefish (761)

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

HarperframeInc (375)

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

Oh ho ho...

It's the other way around

AJDevelopment (74)

@firefish ew a person who hates mac

firefish (761)

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

AJDevelopment (74)

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

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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...

PlasDev (6)

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

Codemonkey51 (890)

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

Codemonkey51 (890)

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

HahaYes (1248)

@Codemonkey51 rex easter eggs wait a sec

chrisaycock (24)

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

Coder100 (10760)

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

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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

Leroy01010 (380)

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

Leroy01010 (380)

😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 😭 @k9chelsea2

k9chelsea2 (696)

well no-one knows for sure

k9chelsea2 (696)

but an estimate of a month :(

JosephSanthosh (1194)

Who else used Duolingo to make their language?

isaiah08 (51)

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

RaidTheWeb (73)

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

AlexLuna (2)

CaN yOu JuSt TeLl Us ThE lAnGuAgE aLrEaDy!!!

rayaansom (43)

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

redsox2 (12)

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

fuzzyastrocat (1263)

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

isaiah08 (51)

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 (1263)

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

isaiah08 (51)

Cool, can you give me the link? @fuzzyastrocat

DavidShen2 (56)

When will results be released?

TheDrone7 (1436)

@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 (10760)

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

TheDrone7 (1436)

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

hg0428 (171)

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.

hg0428 (171)

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 (13)

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

hg0428 (171)

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 (73)

@hg0428 so? that's just someone something said

HahaYes (1248)

Good luck to all! And us?

Leroy01010 (380)

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:

poetaetoes (287)
Eh-Ehrm.

I made a lang called "replang"

HahaYes (1248)

hrmmm coming soon