reasonml/ocaml: ppx, astexplorer, dumpast, metaquot, dune, esy, workflows for binaries etc
js: template strings and generators
I know it’s a good thing to not be so permissive about extending the language but does it need to that hard?
I mean most of the time we just want to create derivers for record types
where we could otherwise just do
…if it was easier for library authors to provide those
I know less typing (lol) is not always the best thing but it gets annoying really fast the amount of typing needed for some basic stuff.
So I was thinking in some macro-ish abstraction to make room for extending the language where it matters and where it’s safe.
Record derivers are important but so also are embedded DSLs like CSS and GraphQL