Lambdascript, a pure functional language built atop Python 3, provides a bridge between Python and functional programming, in yet another nod to a software development paradigm that has been attracting plenty of attention lately.

The Haskell-influenced language uses several Python features and benefits from modules written in Python, according to the project’s GitHub page. “Once a public version [is] released, it should be able to compile very well-written modules to be used in pure Python programs — or even in other Lambdascript programs,” the documentation states. The language is presently in an alpha release stage.

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