… is an unusual computer language in which your program flow can go sideways. In actuality in can go in just about any direction you could want.

Orthogonal is currently a proof-of-concept experiment, and right now the language is rather primitive. Nonetheless, a working interpreter has been created, and several non-trivial programs have been written for it, including the pi spigot algorithm.

Here is a list of known Orthogonal programs:

Questions about Orthogonal should be directed to me at breadbox@muppetlabs.com.

Brian Raiter