Venkat Subramaniam explains what DSLs are good for, then he demos the creation of a DSL in Java, starting with a grammar and a parser, with an emphasis on useful patterns to be used along the way.
Venkat Subramaniam is the founder of Agile Developer and has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He's author of ".NET Gotchas" (O'Reilly) and coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book "Practices of an Agile Developer" (Pragmatic Bookshelf). His most recent book is "Programming Groovy" (Pragmatic Bookshelf).
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