DSLs: Introducing Slang

28. July, 2008

Did you ever ask for a more compact way to express something in your favorite programming language? Say hello to DSL (Domain Specific Language). A DSL is a slang, a compact way to say what you want. When two astronauts talk, they use slang. They need to get information across and presto. “Over” instead of “I’ll now clear the frequency so you can start talking.” And when these guys do it, there’s no reason for us not to.

Here is an artical on Java World which gives some nice examples how to create a slang in Java and in Groovy. Pizza-lovers of the world, eat your heart out.


FREE! Really.

28. July, 2008

I just found a nice comment under my blog. It offered a free service. One sentence was: “REGISTRATION IS ABSOLUTELY FREE!” When you see that, you know you’re being ripped off. I’m not mentioning the name of the guys who tried that stunt in order to give them no additional advertisement. ‘Nuff said.

Tip: If you want me to join your planet or RSS mega feed or whatever, it’s not smart to post a comment in my blog. This is my blog, my reputation, my honor. I decide who gets free advertisement here.