Someone from 4Chan is building an emoji programming language

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Emoji are everywhere. Now someone from 4Chan wants to turn them into a programming language. It’s not the first attempt – there’s an emoticon-based language called, well, Emoticon – and Swift supports emoji variables, but it’s still an amusing undertaking. Excerpt from a code sample showing a bubble sort The language dubbed 🍀 or FourMan, if, like me, you doggedly insist on trying to save written language, is only in its early stages. The creators have put together a token list, sample code, a lexer built in C++ and an emoji reader. The final goals of the project are to develop…

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