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Heron-Centric: Ruminations of a Language Designer
What would it take for a new language to impress you?
by Christopher Diggins
July 28, 2005
I am conducting a survey to find out what it would take for a new programming language to impress people.


The grand release of the "new and improved" Heron language is set for September 1st. I want to make as big of a splash as possible, so my question is, what would it take for the language to impress you?

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Christopher Diggins is a software developer and freelance writer. Christopher loves programming, but is eternally frustrated by the shortcomings of modern programming languages. As would any reasonable person in his shoes, he decided to quit his day job to write his own ( ). Christopher is the co-author of the C++ Cookbook from O'Reilly. Christopher can be reached through his home page at

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