Hodor hodor hodor, hodor hodor hodor hodor. Hodor hodor GitHub hodor hodor: HODOR.
Yes, the language repository was posted on April Fool’s Day by mobile application development company Hummingbird Technologies. Yes, the language’s structure and “simplified” syntax consist entirely of the word “Hodor” in tandem with various symbols and punctuations.
Yet despite all that, within the software development, open-source and SD Times readership communities, there exists a deep, passionate following of “Game of Thrones” and “A Song of Ice and Fire.” And they want—nay, need—a Hodor programming language.
“A collaborative effort by DARPA, IEEE and Hummingbird Technologies since the early 1980s, Hodor is genuinely the perfect programming language,” according to its wiki. “Implemented by Governments, NGOs, the Singularity Institute, and billions of companies worldwide, Hodor answers all questions emphatically and succinctly: ‘Hodor.’ ”
Hummingbird Technologies has not officially agreed to the next point, but for the coder who programs the most innovative application written in Hodor, he or she shall be awarded the prestigious…
Hodor’s language features are as follows:
- Hodor hodor hodor hodor
- Hodor hodor hodor
- Hodor HODOR hodor
Hodor on, o’ courageous and valiant coders. Hodor on.
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