Quorum 2.1 (see
the Quorum release notes),
has the following features and more:
Try Quorum! Enter some Quorum code below and press "Run" to execute it
Not all Quorum code works on the web. For example, please download Quorum to use sound or music.
- A language design that is heavily tested for ease of use in formal
scientific peer-reviewed studies.
For details, listen to a recent podcast.
- A Static type system that conforms to the
latest scientific evidence on ease
of use from the academic peer reviewed literature.
- Quorum is Object-oriented, but this is hidden from beginners for initial ease of use.
Experts have significant flexibility.
- NetBeans Integration (see the Sodbeans release notes)
- Source code is compiled to Java bytecode
- A Library
Submission System for users to contribute to the language or request changes.
- A growing Standard Library (e.g., data structures,
music generation, text-to-speech)
- A Plugin system for extending Quorum with Java or C++
- Full Java Debugging Interface (JDI) support for Quorum in NetBeans
Example Code in Quorum
Below are some full examples of programs written in Quorum. These examples
are complete standalone programs. Here's hello, world:
output "Hello, world!"
Here's how you make Quorum talk:
say "Hello, World!"
and here's how you create a chromatic musical scale (starting at middle C)
play out of your computer's speakers:
integer i = 0
repeat 12 times
muse:Play(60 + i,1)
i = i + 1