Chapter I: The Inform programming language

Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.

...Gustave Flaubert (1821--1880)

Section 1The language of routines
Section 2The language of data
Section 3The language of objects

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Chapter I / Chapter II / Chapter III / Chapter IV / Chapter V / Chapter VI / Appendix
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