Extempore is a programming language and runtime environment designed to support cyberphysical programming, where a human programmer operates as an active agent in the world.
The best way to think about programming and evaluating code in Extempore is to think of it as a compiler-as-a-service (CaaS). The compiler (provided by the extempore executable) runs in a terminal, and you connect to it via a TCP socket connection. When the compiler receives any code over this connection it compiles and executes it. The general term for this is ‘evaluating’ the code. There are some nuances to this process, but in general the programmer interacts with a running Extempore process over a TCP connection.
This is free and open source software.
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