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Enso – a visual and textual functional programming language.

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Enso is an award-winning interactive programming language with dual visual and textual representations. It is a tool that spans the entire stack, going from high-level visualisation and communication to the nitty-gritty of backend services, all in a single language. Watch the following introduction video to learn what Enso is, and how it helps companies build data workflows in minutes instead of weeks.

This repository contains the source code of Enso interface only. If you are interested in how the interface is build or you want to develop it with us, you are in the right place. See the development and contributing guidelines to learn more about the code structure and the development process.

Getting Started

Enso is distributed both in form of pre-build packages for MacOS, Windows, or Linux, as well as the source code. See the demo scenes, and read the documentation to learn more.

Currently to start IDE you have to run Enso Project Manager first. For more information and packages see Enso repository.


The project builds on MacOS, Linux, and Windows. Simply run

node ./run build
to build it and use
node ./run --help
to learn about other available commands and options. Read the detailed development guide to learn more.


The Enso Language Compiler is released under the terms of the Apache v2 License. The Enso Graphical Interface and it's rendering engine are released under the terms of the AGPL v3 License. This license set was choosen to both provide you with a complete freedom to use Enso, create libraries, and release them under any license of your choice, while also allowing us to release commercial products on top of the platform, including Enso Cloud and Enso Enterprise on-premise server managers.


Enso is a community-driven open source project which is and will always be open and free to use. We are committed to a fully transparent development process and highly appreciate every contribution. If you love the vision behind Enso and you want to redefine the data processing world, join us and help us track down bugs, implement new features, improve the documentation or spread the word! Join our community on a Discord chat and read the development and contributing guidelines.

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