Lapsang: does the world need yet another programming language?

Lapsang logoIn every programmer, there is (or at least there ought to be) a budding language designer just waiting to get out. However, before you or I rush off and knock up yet another programming language, let’s take a quick trip to the world of the novel. Remember the phrase “everyone has a novel inside them”? It’s a often repeated phrase, yet to slightly misquote Russell Lynes, the true phrase probably ought to be “everyone has a novel inside them, and [in most cases] that’s the best place for it.” So maybe it’s a good thing that most programmers never express their inner language designer. Despite this, being a master of turning my back on good advice, I present to the world, Lapsang… Continue reading “Lapsang: does the world need yet another programming language?”