Programming Language Evaluation
A list of simple tasks to perform when learning or evaluating a new language. Each of these should be able to be completed in a few hours, and will help to get the feel of the language and its standard libraries. A well-rounded set of evaluation tasks will help ensure all parts of the language are exercised. You might also write some tests to demonstrate implementation correctness.
- Hello world
- Read lines from a text file and output them in sorted order
- Read numbers from a text file and output the mean and standard deviation
- Given an amount of money and a list of coin denominations provided on the command line, output all the possible ways to make change