I'm working on modernizing Rosetta Code's infrastructure. Starting with communications. Please accept this time-limited open invite to RC's Slack.. --Michael Mol (talk) 20:59, 30 May 2020 (UTC)


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This programming language may be used to instruct a computer to perform a task.
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Execution method: Interpreted
Garbage collected: Yes
Parameter passing methods: By value
Type strength: Strong
Type compatibility: Structural
Type checking: Dynamic
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Listed below are all of the tasks on Rosetta Code which have been solved using Zoea.
Your Help Needed
If you know Zoea, please write code for some of the tasks not implemented in Zoea.

Zoea is a simple declarative programming language based on the concept of inductive programming. Instead of writing code in the conventional sense the zoea developer describes the behaviour of a program as a set of scenarios consisting of inputs and associated outputs. As a result zoea programs resemble a set of functional test cases. The zoea compiler turns the zoea program into internal bytecode that is interpreted at runtime.

The zoea language takes little time to learn. Programming in zoea mostly involves creating examples of data that demonstrate the required behaviour.

It is a common view that inductive programming is only suitable for the creation of small programs. Zoea includes a number of features that allow it to produce larger programs. These include the ability to specify one or more intermediate values between an input and an output. It is also possible for smaller programs to be composed to form larger programs.