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Richard Deeming18-May-20 23:40
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A couple questions:

What is your audience? Non-technical average Joe? Technical (domain expert) but non-programmer? Software engineer? Firmware Engineer?, etc, etc, etc.

What is the target program type? Web? Windows/Linux application? Embedded realtime?, etc, etc, etc

I believe you're not going to find (or create) the 'perfect' language that's practical and concise that will handle all these user types and targets.
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