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Pike is a dynamic programming language with a syntax similar to Java and C. It is simple to learn, does not require long compilation passes and has powerful built-in data types allowing simple and really fast data manipulation.

Quick installation instruction

apt-get install pike7.6 (will soon change to just pike or pike7.8)

For documentation, install pike7.6-doc

Debian Pages about Pike

Developers notes/todo

[1]: comment on mysql.pike: i wonder if it[mysql.pike] is needed to be able to successfully test if mysql support is enabled if the file is removed any test for mysql would cause a crash so the question is what happens if the file is there but the .so file is missing (because the pike-mysql package is not actually insalled if it reports mysql as not available then that's fine, if it reports mysql as working, then there is a problem