Helios language reference

The Helios language is a purely functional programming language, with a simple curly braces syntax. It is inspired by Go and Rust.


  • Helios should be readable by as many programmers as possible, readability is more important than writeability
  • Helios is opionated, there should be only one obvious way of doing things
  • Helios is safe, it should be easy to spot malicious code

Structure of this chapter

This chapter starts by explaining the basic syntax of Helios, and then moves onto higher level concepts like functions, structs and enums.

This chapter ends with a complete reference of the Helios builtins.