Questions tagged [language-of-the-month]

Each month, we select a "language of the month" - a programming language that isn't as well used on the site - in order to promote usage of that language. This tag is for questions relating to the Language of the Month event, including discussion around the event and for the monthly posts featuring the specific languages of the month.

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Language of the Month for January 2023: Elm

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout January 2023, our Language of the Month will be: Elm What'...
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Language of the Month for December 2022: Pip

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout December 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Pip What'...
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Language of the Month for November 2022: J

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout November 2022, our Language of the Month will be: J What's ...
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Language of the Month for October 2022: Nim

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout October 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Nim What'...
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Language of the Month for September 2022: Prolog

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout September 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Prolog ...
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Language of the Month for August 2022: Knight

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout August 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Knight ...
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Language of the Month for July 2022: Piet

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout July 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Piet What's ...
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Language of the Month for June 2022: J-uby

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout June 2022, our Language of the Month will be: J-uby What's ...
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Language of the Month for May 2022: Desmos

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout May 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Desmos What's ...
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Language of the Month for April 2022: Curry

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout April 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Curry What'...
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Language of the Month for March 2022: PARI/GP

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout March 2022, our Language of the Month will be: PARI/GP ...
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Language of the Month for February 2022: tinylisp

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout February 2022, our Language of the Month will be: tinylisp ...
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Language of the Month for January 2022: Add++

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout January 2022, our Language of the Month will be: Add++ ...
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Language of the Month for December 2021: BQN

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout December 2021, our Language of the Month will be: BQN What'...
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Should Nominations for Language of the Month be community wiki?

Should the Nominations for Language of the Month post be converted to a community wiki? What are the pros and cons of doing so?
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Language of the Month for November 2021: Zsh

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout November 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Zsh What'...
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Language of the Month for October 2021: Lean

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout October 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Lean What'...
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Language of the Month for September 2021: jq

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout September 2021, our Language of the Month will be: jq What'...
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Language of the Month for August 2021: K

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout August 2021, our Language of the Month will be: K What's a ...
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Language of the Month for July 2021: ARM

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout July 2021, our Language of the Month will be: ARM What's a ...
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Language of the Month for June 2021: Red

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout June 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Red What's a ...
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Language of the Month for May 2021: Vyxal

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout May 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Vyxal What's ...
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Should the Language of the Month post be an "Upcoming event"?

Some sites on the network have an additional sidebar box for "Upcoming Events", which is separate from both the "Featured on Meta" and "Host Meta Posts" boxes: ...
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Language of the Month for April 2021: Vim

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout April 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Vim What's ...
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Language of the Month for March 2021: Factor

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout March 2021, our Language of the Month, nominated by myself (...
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Language of the Month for February 2021: Whispers

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others*, we have a new featured language! Throughout February 2021, our Language of the Month, nominated by ...
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Language of the month for January 2021: Scala

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout January 2021, our Language of the Month will be: Scala ...
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Language of the month for December 2020: Rust

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout December 2020, our Language of the Month, nominated by ...
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Language of the month for November 2020: Forth

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout November 2020, our Language of the Month, nominated by ...
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Language of the month for October 2020: Husk

In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout October 2020, our Language of the Month, nominated by myself,...
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Language of the Month for September 2020: R

In accordance with our meta agreement to restart the Language of the Month with the top-voted nomination from the old nominations list, we have a new featured language! Throughout September 2020, our ...
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Nominations for Language of the Month, Take 2

We've decided to revive the Language of the Month event. We've also decided to start a new post for nominations. (You can see the old nominations post here.) So let's get to nominating! Procedure A ...
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Reviving Language of the Month: Pick up where we left off, or start over?

Language of the Month was fun. Then it died. Now there's interest in bringing it back! I had assumed that we would just go back to the original nominations thread and pick the top-voted answer as LotM ...
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Is Language of the Month dead?

The Languge of the Month series(?) started in March of this year, for the purpose of "to get more exposure for less-frequently used languages". Until August it seemed to be doing fine enough, though I ...
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Language of the Month for August 2018: Self-modifying Brainfuck

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations had a single highest-voted entry at the beginning of August, we have a new featured language! ...
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Language of the Month for July 2018: Japt

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations had a single highest-voted entry at the beginning of July, we have a new featured language! ...
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Language of the Month for June 2018: QBasic

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations had a single highest-voted entry at the beginning of June, we have a new featured language! ...
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Language of the Month for May 2018: MATL

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations had a single highest-voted entry at the beginning of May, we have a new featured language! ...
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Language of the Month for April 2018: Brain-Flak

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations has a single highest-voted entry as March nears its end, I am pleased to announce the next ...
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Language of the Month for March 2018: Brachylog

In accordance with our meta agreement to have a Language of the Month, and since the list of nominations has a single highest-voted entry as February nears its end, I am pleased to announce the very ...
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Should we allow people to nominate their own language for Language of the Month?

In a comment on the Language of the Month nominations thread, Peter Taylor raised a valid point: It might be worth prohibiting nominations of your own language. If a language is genuinely ...
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Nominations for Language of the Month [duplicate]

We've decided that we like the idea of a "Language of the Month" event. The main idea is to get more exposure for less-frequently used languages, and to have fun learning and golfing them together. ...
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Let's start a "language-of-the-month" event

Whereas, there are lots of interesting languages out there that might be fun to golf in, and Whereas, many of us are the inventors of said interesting languages, and would like to teach them to ...
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