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Engineering of Domain Specific Languages

Description

Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs) are programming languages that are tailored to a particular application domain. This essential focus of DSLs allows to write more concise and understandable programs, with a tight stakeholder integration, and when done properly, to improve code quality. The course will feature the current state-of-the-art on both the design and implementation of DSLs. The course will emphasize the different design dimensions of DSLs, the involved language paradigms and features, and the drawbacks with respect to simple API modeling. As a student, you will also learn the difference between internal and external DSLs. In parallel, you will learn how to effectively implement a DSL from scratch, using modern language workbenches and programming languages that enable the construction of expressive and effective DSLs.

 

REFERENCES

  • DSL Engineering: Designing, Implementing and Using Domain-Specific Languages. Markus Voelter. 2013 (dslbook.org)
  • Domain-Specific Languages. Martin Fowler. Addison Wesley 2013.

People

 

Mocci A.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2019-2020
ECTS
3
Language
English
Education
Master of Science in Software & Data Engineering, Core course, Lecture and Laboratory, 1st year

PhD programme of the Faculty of Informatics, Elective course, Lecture and Laboratory, 2nd year (2 ECTS)

PhD programme of the Faculty of Informatics, Elective course, Lecture and Laboratory, 1st year (2 ECTS)