Programming languages even a business analyst can use

In plain English, domain-specific languages let users define business rules, help ensure applications do what they're supposed to

By Andrew Oliver, InfoWorld |  Software, Analytics, domain-specific language

Typically, SMEs are far removed from business logic. DSLs close that gap by allowing your business logic to be expressed in the language of the business by SMEs themselves. Yes, the scarcity of skilled business analysts is a problem, but if you're lucky enough to snag a few of them and you invest enough time and effort into developing DSLs, you may discover that using a domain-specific language to express your business logic makes a whole lot more sense than encoding it in a general-purpose language.

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