Introduction to building a programming language – Open West 2015

You will never truly understand building software until you understand how your software is executed. By implementing a subset of PHP in JavaScript, we will explore the various pieces required to create your own programming language, and uncover a few secrets along the way. You will walk away from this talk with a solid understanding of how to begin building your own programming language, and an in-depth appreciation for what is actually required to turn arbitrary chunks of text into magic.

As presented at Open West 2015

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