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Whitespace is an esoteric programming language created by Edwin Brady and Chris Morris. In Whitespace, only space, tabulation, and linefeed characters are used to write programs. Other characters are ignored as "whitespace" — hence the name of the language. The actual code is written in a format that cannot be seen when printed or displayed in a conventional text editor. Programs written in Whitespace can be executed directly on an interpreter designed for this purpose. This peculiar syntax makes Whitespace challenging to use but has generated interest among programming enthusiasts as a tool for teaching advanced programming concepts and understanding the fundamental mechanics behind computer programs without the distractions of traditional syntax patterns found in other languages.

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