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Clean language report

The language report (versions 1.3 and 2.0) written by Rinus Plasmeijer and Marko van Eekelen (University of Nijmegen) is the reference manual for the Clean programming language.

It is a must for anyone who wants to write serious Clean applications.

Latest version

An automatically built version of the language report (including pdf and html versions) can always be found here: zip/tgz.

All versions

Clean Version PDF Html Postscript Word
2.2 2.1M multi-page - -
2.1 1.8M - - -
2.0 2M - - -
1.3.1 661K - 1432K 275K
1.3 309K - 319K 377K
1.1 455K - 669K 591K

Clean books

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Community documentation

TOP Software maintains some documentation at to which anyone can contribute.


Cloogle is the official Clean search engine that indexes all standard libraries, external libraries, compiler errors, ABC instructions, builtins and syntax elements.