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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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Sylwia Vargas

I agree with you on that creating a programming language requires a lot of experience and background knowledge. But what do you think about a scenario when there is a person who's really passionate about an idea they have, yet they are quite a newbie? I imagine that the passion+determination will prompt them to step up their game, to reach out to their mentors (or find some) to make this happen.

Some languages are created just for fun and out of pure curiosity -- and maybe for those the scenario I presented could work quite well. It's an entirely different story if you actually want to revolutionize the tech world.

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Sebastian

Nothing can hold a curious and passionate mind back. And nothing should.

So, yes, I fully agree: The reason you stated is always a great starting point to create your own language.

It doesn't matter if you finish it, or if it becomes stable enough for production use. The entire process of tackling this area of expertise is worth the effort.

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