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DSLs in JavaScript
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| by Nate Schutta on Oct 04, 2009 |
53:45

Summary
Domain specific languages are all the rage these days - from ordering hash-browns to complex business rules, DSLs are showing up everywhere. Though often dismissed as a toy language, JavaScript is very powerful and includes many of the features of today's darlings. We'll take a look at a leading example of a JavaScript DSL, JSSpec and show how you can mold JavaScript to suit your needs.

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Bio

Nathaniel T. Schutta is a senior software engineer focused on making usable applications. A proponent of polyglot programming, Nate has written two books on Ajax and speaks regularly at various No Fluff Just Stuff talks, universities and Java user groups. In addition to his day job, Nate is an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches students to embrace dynamic languages.

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