# Re: which blend caters to TaL computer programming? . . .

*Date*: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 21:48:26 -0400
*From*: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
*Subject*: Re: which blend caters to TaL computer programming? . . .

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 07:48:29 PM Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Another option if you have the budget would be Mathematica -- that would
> go from math concepts straight to programming.
Ahh, that was what I was trying to remember, and Stephen Wolfram was (is?)
the author. It is rather expensive, but there are discounts for students and
educational institutions.
There are now a variety of open source attempts at similar functionality, this
page provides some thoughts:
https://www.quora.com/Is-there-an-open-source-free-alternative-to-Mathematica