Does anyone know a programming language design and implementation community?
@pybonacci yap! I know those. I read some of python's implementations in the past too.
The only problem is this is too focused to one language and not to general theory but it's a great resource anyway. Thank you!
@ekaitz_zarraga python is a melting pot of amazing ideas from different programming languages/communities. But, yeah, of course is python focused.
Pypy is also a good community to learn about jitting dynamic languages.
Maybe rust? Learning from the past to create the new system language?
@pybonacci I know more or less what I want to build, but I want to discuss about how to build it.
A community of crazy language creators is a thing I want to dig in so I can read what they think in their small languages and get inspiration on that.
making a language like python or rust is a huge amount of work and, even if i'm interested on that, it's impossible for me, so i need the view of individual enthusiasts rather than full development teams.
@ekaitz_zarraga maybe DSLs based on other larger programming languages?
I'm sorry I don't know where to find such communities. Maybe asking on HN or reddit.
@ekaitz_zarraga It sounds like you are looking for a university like MIT.
Perhaps they have such a community?
@urusan hm i guess... but I'm living at the other side of the globe so IDK if I have access to that.
@Ninjatrappeur My university is a Telecom/Industrial university so nope. The other option is in Donostia, which is like 60km away and I don't believe they work on programming language research...
@robey There are some in this thread, if you can see the messages I'll list you some that I really liked.
@Xipiryon I know it! yeah!
It's what finally made me decide to dig on languages after playing around with Clojures, Scheme and so on.
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