Jay asks in the comments: I don’t mean to be mean, because I really like your blog and I read it all the time… but could you just explain to me the point of WebDSL? I honestly don’t mean it in any kind of negative way, I’m just wondering why you’re dedicating your valuable timeContinue reading “The Point of WebDSL”
Last week I wrote a number of posts about web development “languages” developed as internal DSLs. An internal DSL is a set of libraries written on top of a host language that, through the use of meta programming facilities, looks a lot like a domain-specific language. I looked at Ruby on Rails as a primeContinue reading “Static Verification: An External DSL Advantage”
About 18 hours ago I posted When Rails Fails, in which I showed what happens if you make simple mistakes in your Ruby on Rails code. The response was pretty massive. 30 comments were left on the post itself, and more discussion takes place on reddit and hacker news, plus I received some messages onContinue reading “A ‘When Rails Fails’ Follow-up”
Yesterday we participated in the Delft Design & Engineering Award event. We were among the 20 semi-finalists with our WebDSL project. This award is a university-wide event of our university. A notable few co-semi-finalists were: The adaptive robot hand, a robot hand that can pick up any smallish object without breaking it, especially useful forContinue reading “Communicating our Work”
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