The Pollen Programming Language/Introduction



Pollen is based on a previous programming language written by myself that was codenamed webutils. webutils was designed to be a web template language. It didn't gain much attention because there are many web template languages out there and "webutils" was already a generic name for many web template languages out there on the internet.

Currently, there is only an interpreter for Pollen, but other code generation libraries will be supported soon. Multiple code generation libraries are intended to be supported by using an abstraction layer for them. This creates a slight and most of the times negligible performance penalty, but makes the language portable across different platforms and operating systems, including embedded systems.