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Discussion on: ELI5: How does someone write a new computer language?

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Ganesh Prasad

A real programming language takes a lot of time to develop. First you start with a minimal version of the language and then you gradually grow it, write libraries around it and so on.

Check out the source of Ironscript, ironscript.github.io . It's a small programming language that I developed a couple of years ago and it's interpreter is written in ES6.