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Sputnik Help


Sputnik is a programming language designed for versatility and ease of use. Its syntax is similar to PHP, allowing you to leverage your PHP knowledge while exploring new possibilities. This guide will introduce you to the key features and concepts of Sputnik to help you get started.

Key Features

Getting Started

To start using Sputnik, ensure that you have the Sputnik interpreter installed on your system. You can find installation instructions on the official Sputnik website.

Once installed, you can write Sputnik code using any text editor (I recommend UltraEdit or Notepad++). Save your code with the .spk file extension.

To run a Sputnik program, open a terminal or command prompt, navigate to the directory containing your .spk file, and execute the following command:

Sputnik yourProgram.spk

Learning Resources

To learn more about Sputnik and explore its capabilities, refer to the following resources:

Official Sputnik Documentation: The official documentation provides detailed information about the language's syntax, features, and built-in functions. That would be this document.

Example Code: The Sputnik directory includes a collection of example code showcasing various aspects of the language. You can use these examples as a reference or starting point for your own projects.

Community Support: Join the Sputnik community forums, chat channels, or mailing lists to connect with other developers, ask questions, and share your experiences.


Sputnik is a versatile programming language that combines the familiarity of PHP with additional features and flexibility. Whether you're a PHP developer looking to expand your skills or a beginner interested in learning a new language, Sputnik offers a powerful and intuitive platform for your coding needs.

We hope this introduction has provided you with a solid foundation for getting started with Sputnik. Enjoy exploring the language and experimenting with its features, including the powerful macro capabilities for automating tasks and interacting with various elements of the Windows environment!

Cheryl (uberfox@hotmail.com)