Chef programming language

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Chef is an esoteric programming language designed by David Morgan-Mar. It is based on the manipulation of data values in a number of stacks. Each program consists at minimum of the following:

  • A title
  • A list of variables and their data values
  • A list of instructions for stack manipulation

The joke is that the variables tend to be named after basic foodstuffs, the stacks are called 'mixing bowls' and the instructions for manipulating them 'mix', 'stir', etc.. A program, then, reads much like a cooking recipe.

A Hello World example program in Chef:

 Hello World Souffle.
 
 Ingredients.
 72 g haricot beans
 101 eggs
 108 g lard
 111 cups oil
 32 zucchinis
 119 ml water
 114 g red salmon
 100 g dijon mustard
 33 potatoes
 
 Method.
 Put potatoes into the mixing bowl.
 Put dijon mustard into the mixing bowl.
 Put lard into the mixing bowl.
 Put red salmon into the mixing bowl.
 Put oil into the mixing bowl.
 Put water into the mixing bowl.
 Put zucchinis into the mixing bowl.
 Put oil into the mixing bowl.
 Put lard into the mixing bowl.
 Put lard into the mixing bowl.
 Put eggs into the mixing bowl.
 Put haricot beans into the mixing bowl.
 Liquefy contents of the mixing bowl.
 Pour contents of the mixing bowl into the baking dish.
 
 Serves 1.

A Fibonacci example program can be found on the language's website.

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