Jay Fields and Zak Tamsen on Domain Specific Languages

Posted in Development, Conferences on July 03, 2008


Jay Fields and Zak Tamsen on Domain Specific Languages

Summary
Jay Fields and Zak Tamsen have successfully worked with non-technical domain experts to design Domain Specific Languages for some of their projects at ThoughtWorks. In this interview with InfoQ they describe their motivations for using DSLs, and describe how they can be used to empower the business, reduce development time, and increase the agility of projects.

Bio
Jay Fields and Zak Tamsen are software developers and consultants at ThoughtWorks. They have worked in the Domain Specific Language space where they have delivered applications that empowered subject matter experts to write the business rules of the applications.

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Tags: Business, Ruby, Interview, DSL, ThoughtWorks, InfoQ, Architecture, Rule Engines