28 Mar '13, 8pm

proudly presenting FlexVerb: A Serious Toy Language cc @lsegal @raganwald @Myotherpants @ericnormand

proudly presenting FlexVerb: A Serious Toy Language cc @lsegal @raganwald @Myotherpants @ericnormand

Here's a few tweets from before I recently disconnected from Twitter: These tweets prompted a few interesting responses , but the discussion didn't really go anywhere. That's partly because I decided I'd rather make a real example than discuss hypotheticals. Unfortunately, I didn't get as far as I would have liked. It turns out implementing a language is hard. But I did create a basic implementation, along with a Vim syntax file to enable syntax highlighting, and post it to GitHub as FlexVerb . The readme contains 1,828 words. It starts like this: FlexVerb is a barely-implemented programming language based on Latin and Ancient Greek. It is essentially a blog post, in executable code form, about an obscure linguistic quirk and its unexpected benefits. Although I absolutely cannot recommend FlexVerb for production use, or even (in its current state) any programming tasks bey...

Full article: http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com/2013/03/flexverb-serious...

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