FatScript is a lightweight, interpreted programming language designed for building console-based applications. It emphasizes simplicity, ease of use, and functional programming concepts.
Free and open-source
fatscript/fry is an open-source project that encourages knowledge sharing and collaboration. We welcome developers to contribute to the project and help us improve it over time.
- Automatic memory management through garbage collection (GC)
- Symbolic character combinations for a minimalistic syntax
- REPL (Read-Eval-Print Loop) for quick expression testing
- Support for type system, inheritance, and sub-typing via aliases
- Support for immutable programming and passable methods (as values)
- Keep it simple and intuitive, whenever possible
Contents of this section
- Setup: how to install the FatScript interpreter
- Options: how to customize the runtime
- Bundling: how to pack a FatScript application
- Tooling: overview of a few extra tools and resources
Limitations and challenges
While FatScript is designed to be simple and intuitive, it is still a relatively new language and may not be suitable for all use cases. For example, it may underperform compared to more mature programming languages when dealing with complex workloads or high-performance computing tasks.