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Software development DSL

Dear Reader,

[Author’s Note: Fridays should be fun. If you are a manager, try taking one Friday a month and let your developers do whatever they want. Trust them to do something but don’t give them any parameters at all. See what they dream up.]

When I venture out into the real world, the one not populated with developers, I get a lot of strange looks and odd stares when I talk. Apparently there are a lot of people out there who don’t grok grep, have never been slashdotted, and can’t tell a brown number from a WAG. I saw r0ml give a talk one year about domain specific languages and how they are important. I apologize to r0ml for bastardizing his idea but today I am going to share five of our more colorful terms from the software development DSL.