Crystal Language

Open source

A language for humans and computers

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30 individuals and 7 organizations have contributed

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$5 USD / month

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$25 USD / month

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$75 USD / month

1 individual and 1 organization have contributed

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$150 USD / month

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$250 USD / month

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Benitoite Sponsor

Same as the previous one, plus a Tweet from @CrystalLanguage with our thanks for the support, plu... Read more

$500 USD / month

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Musgravite Sposor

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$1,000 USD / month

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Red Beryl Sponsor

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$2,000 USD / month

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Alexandrite Sponsor

Same as the previous one, plus private support via Hangouts (up to 20 hours/mo)

$5,000 USD / month

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1

Julien Reichardt

$350 USD since Dec 2018

2

Alex Malone

$300 USD since Mar 2019

3

Hendrik Mans

$140 USD since Dec 2018

4

George Protacio-K...

$130 USD since Feb 2019

5

Roman Pushkin

$100 USD since Jan 2019

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Tom Metge

$100 USD since Jan 2019

7

Eric

$75 USD since Sep 2019

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Michael Lang

$75 USD since Sep 2019

9

Raels Koder

$75 USD since Oct 2019

10

Anton Orel

$75 USD since Nov 2019

Organizations

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Tumbler Lock

$2k USD since Dec 2018

2

Blitline

$1k USD since Dec 2018

3

Triplebyte

$575 USD since Dec 2018

4

Algolia

$51 USD since Dec 2019

5

Level UP Solutions

$25 USD since Sep 2019

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WPsetup

$25 USD since Sep 2019

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Shield My IP

$15 USD since Nov 2019

What's new with Crystal Language

Stay up to dates with our latest activities and progress.

Parallelism support

During the last couple of months, we’ve improved the std-lib, the compiler, the language, and the distribution packages.
Published on December 26, 2019 by nditada

Budget

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Financial contribution to Crystal Language

Julien Elbaz | 1/11/2020 | View Details 
+$20.00USD

Monthly financial contribution to Crystal Language (Coffe...

Jonathan Gnagy | 1/3/2020 | View Details 
+$5.00USD

Monthly financial contribution to Crystal Language (Dinne...

Raels Koder | 1/3/2020 | View Details 
+$25.00USD

Today’s balance

$3,916.92 USD

Estimated annual budget

~ $3,739.78 USD

Crystal Language is all of us

Our contributors 39

Everyone who has supported Crystal Language. Individuals and organizations that believe in –and take ownership of– our purpose.

nditada
Collective Admin

Total contributions

$30 USD

Coffee backer

Brian Cardiff
Collective Admin
Tumbler Lock
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,500 USD

Sponsor - Medium

Blitline
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$1,050 USD

We love crystal and use it for our high performance needs

Triplebyte
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$575 USD

Coffee backer

Julien Reichardt
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$350 USD

Dinner backer

Alex Malone
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$300 USD

Sponsor

Hendrik Mans
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$140 USD

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George Protac...
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Total contributions

$130 USD

Lunch backer

Roman Pushkin
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$100 USD

Tom Metge
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$100 USD

Eric
Financial Contributor

Total contributions

$75 USD

About

Crystal is a programming language with the following goals:

  • Have a syntax similar to Ruby (but compatibility with it is not a goal).
  • Be statically type-checked, but without having to specify the type of variables or method arguments.
  • Be able to call C code by writing bindings to it in Crystal.
  • Have compile-time evaluation and generation of code, to avoid boilerplate code.
  • Compile to efficient native code.