How to design a DSL Notes

This is a post as I try to grasp certain steps in designing a DSL. It also collects a series of resources that I collected over MIT programming language mailing list and other online resources. This post will be constantly updated.

Some requirements that people generally want

  1. Easy to read and write
    1. Easy for doman expert to at least read, and communicate with the programmer expert (Martin Fowler’s book emphasized this)
    2. Obviously easer to write syntax is better
  2. Fit the semantic meaning
    1. The abstraction should fit the intuition
  3. High Performance
  4. Portable

Resources

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