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Building Parsers with Java™ by Steven John Metsker

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17.2. Keep Going

When you begin to master the tools and techniques this book describes, you can advance in many directions that are open to new discoveries.

17.2.1. Create New Languages for Your Colleagues

Empowering those around you with a new query language or a special shell that you tailor to their domain is motivating and rewarding.

17.2.2. Create New Languages for Children

There are surprisingly few computer languages for children. Surely we can expect that a great language for twelve-year-olds is different from a great language for six-year-olds. There are, of course, many other differences that call for a range of languages to be available for children. Choose a niche and fill it.

We need to teach children to program computers because ...

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