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Blog Archive for johnm during November 2005

Finding yourself naked, in public, is a dream/nightmare that many people have. It could just be me but when I was first starting to program, I had a nightmare that not only was I coding naked but my code was naked, too. Partly in response to that, I became much more diligent about writing excellent code so that I'd never be embarrassed by my software. Over the years, I've joked with various...
Ben Galbraith has posted the first of a series of blog entries about How I Learned to Love Domain-Specific Languages. It's great that more and more people are starting to see the value of explicit, focused languages over ridiculously inhumane "formats" like XML. Hopefully, we're finally reaching a tipping point. Explicit DSLs feel weird to a lot of programmers because there's been so little...