Agena is an easy-to-learn procedural programming language designed to be used in scientific, educational, linguistic, and many other applications, including scripting. Its syntax looks like very simplified Algol 68 with elements taken from Lua and SQL. The interpreter provides fast real and complex arithmetics, efficient text processing, flexible data structures, intelligent procedures and package management, plus various configuration facilities.
What's new in this version:
- 'try/catch': explicit specification of an error variable right after the 'catch' token is now optional. If no error variable is given, then the error message is automatically stored to the local 'lasterror' variable, and the 'then' keyword must be left out:
> error('oops !')
- The 'try/catch' statement sometimes did not work in procedures (unassigned error var... See all new features »