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- Subject: Re: Lpeg and Lua in "Building a Programming Language"
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2023 16:36:45 -0300
> Hey, not sure if this is the correct forum to post my question, but I saw
> that Roberto's course Building a Programming Language will cover Lpeg and
> Lua, I found that Moonscript is a language that was created using these
> same tools...
> Will I be able to create a similar language at the end of the course?
Depends on the meaning of "similar"...
I like to joke that creating a programming language is like drawing a
horse :-) (Please see the link https://imgur.com/Nt4jm to understand my
I hope that after the course you will be able to create/implement a
language, but to learn how to "add the small details" one will need much
more time than two months.