ALT is heavily inspired by the CUE language. The question is:
Is CUE a logical language, a functional language or something different?
It is probably safe to say that CUE has defined a new class of programming languages, and ALT is proud to be in that same class!
- Structs in CUE behave very similarly to the ones in ALT, although in CUE you are only allowed to have strings as keys.
- A lot of operators and syntax are shared between CUE and ALT. For example, the hiding of keys by prefixing them with an underscore is stolen from CUE: it is so convenient!
- Numbers are very close syntactically, except in ALT you can calculate with intervals of numbers, while in CUE that’s not possible (they have to be ‘concrete’).
- CUE is much more mature.
If you want to learn more about this new class of programming languages, then go to the CUE website.