This is the home page for MiniScript, a simple, elegant language for embedding or learning to program.
MiniScript is modern, elegant, easy to learn, and easy to embed in your own C# or C++ projects. (Or even Kotlin, thanks to a recent third-party project!)
It's also open-source and has been under continuous development since 2016.
Want to learn more? Here's a one-page summary of the language.
Already a MiniScript whiz? See ways you can earn money writing MiniScript code.
Robo Reindeer Rumble is a free programming game hosted at MiniScript.org. Six robotic reindeer duke it out with snowballs and meadow mines, each controlled by a (usually short) MiniScript program. The last reindeer standing wins! Every December we have a global competition to see who can program the most effective reindeer.
We have lots of ways you can try MiniScript right now, many of them right within your web browser. Check out:
Our Try-It! interface runs MiniScript code right on the page, with a nice code editor and the ability to share snippets. Also includes a great tutorial and friendly reference material!
Try the classic Unity demo, including both an interactive prompt and a code editor allowing you to fly a spaceship around the screen.
Boot up the Mini Micro, a neo-retro personal computer that uses MiniScript for both the programming language and the shell environment. Create cool games like these with this surprisingly sophisticated virtual computer.
Play RoboReindeer Rumble!, a coding game in which you program your robotic reindeer to defeat all others in a snowball fight to the pain!
Or, if you have a Mac, Windows, or Linux desktop, you can download MiniScript for use on the command line.
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MiniScript is written and maintained by Joe Strout, with help from the community. Got questions or comments? Send mail to email@example.com.