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Discussion on: When do you think it’s the right time to create your own coding language? Answer for the chance to be featured on our podcast!

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Sebastian

I'd like to split the question up a bit:
◽Creating a DSL (using an existing programming language) is always a good idea whenever it gives you leverage. Experienced developers have a great instinct for this, usually based on metrics that are turning from green to orange or red (e.g. repetition, boilerplate, complexity).
◽ Creating a new programming language is a good idea if no existing language meets your needs. Given the complexity of the topic, such need really has to be incredibly urgent and pressing. Also, creating new languages is a great way to foster understanding of existing languages, paradigms, and how language and languages work in general.

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