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Alb is a programming language created entirely in arabic, built to "[highlight] cultural biases of computer science and [challenge] the assumptions we make about programming."

it is a tree-walking interpreter in JavaScript. you can watch its creator talk about the language in the vid below

youtube.com/watch?v=77KAHPZUR8

"Alb" means heart in Arabic. it's also a recursive acronym in arabic for "Qlb, a programming language"

@eightbitsamurai @efi hello! 👋 I am about to give a talk on it in a few hours actually!

@eightbitsamurai As a native Arabic, I never even noticed that programming in Arabic could be possible if English were not the dominant lingua franca of the internet. This is so fascinating!

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