Hey, so I gave a talk at Queerness and Games Conf this weekend on making your own programming language, and it's up on the Twitch page!

The talk went over the power dynamics of making your own language, why small-scale languages can be useful in game dev, and there's a demo of making a simple language interpreter (embedded in a JavaScript game).

You can see the slides and the code from the demo here: mcclure.github.io/qgcon-2018/

You can watch the talk here:
twitch.tv/videos/316750486?t=0

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This is my favorite line of the talk, on why one would make a language:

When we write code, we are restructuring our thoughts to fit the language of the computer.

When we design our own languages, we rewire the computer to match the structure of our thoughts.

@mcc I really love that summary, do you mind if I quote you on that?

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