Yorick (programming language)


Yorick (programming language)

Infobox programming language
name = Yorick

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year = 1996
designer = David H. Munro
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latest_release_version = 2.1.05
latest_release_date = January 10, 2008
latest_test_version =
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typing =
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dialects =
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operating_system = Unix, Linux, Mac, Windows
license = BSD
website = [http://yorick.sourceforge.net Yorick Home Page]

Yorick is an interpreted programming language designed for numerics, graph plotting and steering large scientific simulation codes. It is quite fast due to array syntax, and extensible via C or Fortran routines. It was created in 1996 by David H. Munro of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

External links

* [http://yorick.sourceforge.net Yorick Homepage]


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