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An interpreted programming language that is delivered in the form of a multi-platform C library, although it is also ships with an stand-alone interpreter in a shell called "slsh" but that is only provided in source form. Originally developed as the scripting/macro language for the JED text editor and is intended to be similarly embedded into your own C programs but has gained some strong array-based operations since it was originally released. While the structure of the language is somewhat dissimilar to C it has a very similar syntax and supports most C data types making interaction between the interpreter and C and/or C++ code a doodle.

Foreign libraries with S-Lang bindings
  • LibcURL - Internet URL (WWW, FTP, etc) access - Open Source
Text editors with S-Lang support
  • JED - Offers a S-Lang mode - Open source
S-Lang related programmer's utilities
  • Exuberant ctags - Creates index files out of S-Lang source files - Open source


  • Current version: S-Lang v2.3.0 (2014-09-18)



  • John E. Davis