Frink – Numbers with units of measure

As unusual programming languages go, this one actually is pretty amazing.
It adds units of measure to the number.

“One day Alan Eliasen read a fart joke and got so mad he invented a programming language. 20 years later Frink is one of the best special purpose languages for dealing with units.“But why do we need a language just for dealing with units?” Glad you asked! Intro to Units A unit is the physical property a number represents, like distance or time. We almost always are talking about SI units, or Système international.”

by Hillel Wayne

Source: The Frink is Good, the Unit is Evil • Hillel Wayne

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