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# Roy Roy is a small functional language that compiles to JavaScript. It has a few main features: * Damas-Hindley-Milner type inference * Whitespace significant syntax * Compile-time meta-programming * Simple tagged unions * Pattern matching * Structural typing * Monad syntax * Not-horrible JS output ## Usage To compile: make deps make To enter a REPL: ./roy To compile and run a `.roy` file: ./roy -r examples/helloworld.roy To compile a `.roy` file to `.js`: ./roy examples/helloworld.roy cat examples/helloworld.js ## Example Input (test.roy): ```roy let addTwo n = n + 2 console.log (addTwo 40) ``` Output (test.js): ```roy var addTwo = function(n) { return n + 2; } console.log(addTwo(40)) ``` Calling `addTwo "test"` will result in a compile-time error (`addTwo` can only take a Number). See the examples directory for more. ## License MIT ## Resources * Roy website: http://roy.brianmckenna.org/ * Roy Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/roylang * Roy docs: http://guide.roylang.org/ * Roy Twitter: http://twitter.com/roylangjs * Bitbucket repo: https://bitbucket.org/puffnfresh/roy * GitHub repo: https://github.com/pufuwozu/roy * Brian's blog: http://brianmckenna.org/ * altJS channel: irc://irc.freenode.net/altJS