HGL is a compiler/interpreter suite for developing images. It features its own simple but powerful language, Lua integration, output in various formats as well as runtime input handled by plugins, and easy integration into various environments like Web servers or graphical applications. The input is taken from a source file, which has to be compiled for quick and frequent access by the interpreter. An interpreter then runs the compiled files, takes input from custom plugins (if neccessary), and outputs its result via custom plugins.
Rhope is a dynamically typed dataflow programming language that also borrows some ideas from other paradigms. Unlike mainstream programming languages, statements are not necessarily executed in the order they are written, but instead based on their dependencies. Statements that do not share dependencies run in parallel. Most operations have value semantics (i.e. modifying an object makes a copy rather than changing the original) making this parallelism safe. For managing global state, Rhope has a transaction mechanism.