The new Wolfram Language: Now available on Raspberry Pi
The new Wolfram Language sounds pretty interesting. I was struck by the announcement that it’s going to run on the $25 Raspberry Pi (thanks to Guy Haas for that). And I liked Wolfram’s cute blog post where he makes his holiday cards with his new language (see below), which features the ability to have pictures as data elements. I haven’t learned much about the language yet — it looks like mostly like the existing Mathematica language. I’m curious about what they put in to meet the design goal of having it work as an end-user programming language.
Here are the elements of the actual card we’re trying to assemble:
Now we create a version of the card with the right amount of “internal padding” to have space to insert the particular message: