|Recent references on language design? firstname.lastname@example.org (Peng Yu) (2009-12-20)|
|Re: Recent references on language design? email@example.com (Philip Herron) (2009-12-23)|
|Re: Recent references on language design? firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick) (2009-12-25)|
|Re: Recent references on language design? email@example.com (Ramesh) (2009-12-29)|
|Date:||Tue, 29 Dec 2009 17:17:42 -0800 (PST)|
|Posted-Date:||30 Dec 2009 02:05:31 EST|
On Dec 20, 7:16 pm, Peng Yu <pengyu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in understanding the ingredients that are important in
> designing a language that will be successful. I found some discussions
> in the above webpage. Some points are interesting to me. But it was
> written in 2001 and may not be covers anything that are important.
> I'm wondering if there are more detailed and recent references and
> research on language design (not on compiler implementation issues).
There are two types of references you might consider;
(i) Textbooks on programming language design/comparison
(ii) literature on Domain Specific Language design.
An example of each is below.
Programming Language Pragmatics (3rd edition 2009) (http://
www.cs.rochester.edu/~scott/pragmatics/) is a textbook that discusses
language design and implementation.
Some of the work on Domain Specific Language Design may also be of
interest to you;
is a recent survey.
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