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sugarfi (148)

This is exactly what it sounds like. I want to make a programming language, and it would be cool to have a group of people to help develop it. I would prefer to write it in Python, but I could also write it in C++, JS, or Node. I personally have experience in parsing and lexing, OSDev, assembly, and basic compilers. Specs are up for debate. If you are interested, reply to this post. If enough (2-3+) people join, I will start a Github repo and a Discord server to allow easier management and communication.

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SilentShadowBla (78)

I can help, i know C++.

sugarfi (148)

@SilentShadowBla Sorry, we are not currently accepting any more people.

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could you explain how this would go? it sounds interesting

sugarfi (148)

@thecrabempire basically, a group of people would just divide and conquer the task. You would need to write a lexer to split input into tokens, a parser to make tokens into a more readable format (a tree), and a evaluator to either interpret or compile the code. Ideally, each person in the group would simply work on what they knew how to, and the end result would be a language.

eekboi (58)

ill help, im up for python. What are you naming it?

sugarfi (148)

@eekboi No idea. If you think you have a good name, post it here.

eekboi (58)

@sugarfi Prion sounds really cool

sugarfi (148)

@eekboi It does, I will consider that.

eekboi (58)

@sugarfi I heard theres a way you can code in multiple languages idk how but i think you should give it a try

eekboi (58)

@sugarfi Im sorry dude but school and work and everything else is getting in the way of this, at this point I feel like a liability that does really nothing, i'll help sometime in the future but I cant right now. Sorry.

sugarfi (148)

@eekboi no problem! You were a big help in getting everything set up! Sorry to see you go.

eekboi (58)

@sugarfi In no way this is a goodbye, if you thought of it that way, i just need to use my time wisely so i dont drop out lol.

sugarfi (148)

@eekboi ok, that's fine. Sorry to misinterpret.

RohilPatel (351)

Bro, I'm totally in! We can do a node!

sugarfi (148)

@RohilPatel ok, great! before we can start a repo or server, though, we need a name. Any ideas?

RohilPatel (351)

Well, we can make a chat room sort of deal. Maybe crazy chat?
@sugarfi

sugarfi (148)

@RohilPatel what do you mean? I was just going to use Discord to communicate, if that is what you are talking about.

RohilPatel (351)

Oh! Friend me at the following:
AppleHead#4864

@sugarfi

hazelpy (7)

@sugarfi is there a discord server for it?

RohilPatel (351)

Yes. First friend me at AppleHead#4864 @hazelpy