publication . Preprint . 2017

Tree Notation: an antifragile program notation

Yunits, Breck;
Open Access English
  • Published: 03 Mar 2017
Abstract
This paper presents Tree Notation, a new simple, universal syntax. Language designers can invent new programming languages, called Tree Languages, on top of Tree Notation. Tree Languages have a number of advantages over traditional programming languages. We include a Visual Abstract to succinctly display the problem and discovery. Then we describe the problem--the BNF to abstract syntax tree (AST) parse step--and introduce the novel solution we discovered: a new family of 2D programming languages that are written directly as geometric trees.
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: TheoryofComputation_MATHEMATICALLOGICANDFORMALLANGUAGES
free text keywords: Computer Science - Programming Languages
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