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Pipedream: an incomplete review of the literature

Previously on this blog, I introduced the idea of Pipedream, a novel system for creating and understanding software1. This post is meant to sketch out some of the historical work on similar systems, in order to help understanding of the new ideas. Sweet. Yes. On with it! Values and visions If I thought that the way programming was typically done was mostly OK, I wouldn’t need to make something like Pipedream. Read more →

Pipedream: an incomplete review of the literature

Previously on this blog, I introduced the idea of Pipedream, a novel system for creating and understanding software1. This post is meant to sketch out some of the historical work on similar systems, in order to help understanding of the new ideas. Sweet. Yes. On with it! Values and visions If I thought that the way programming was typically done was mostly OK, I wouldn’t need to make something like Pipedream. Read more →

Pipedream: an ideal system for creating software

What’s going on here? Hi, I’m Joe, and I’m describing Pipedream, taking inspiration from the Houyhnhnm Computing chronicles. Pipedream? Pipedream is my currently-mostly-vaporware software project for creating software. It’s a coherent fusion of multi-modal, multi-sensory interface, functionality, and integrated idiomatic automation whose sum total is meant to make creating software orders of magnitude faster and easier. This post is meant to sketch out its form in advance of it existing fully, as a way to help me stay on point, and to help others understand what I’m talking about. Read more →

Pipedream: an ideal system for creating software

What’s going on here? Hi, I’m Joe, and I’m describing Pipedream, taking inspiration from the Houyhnhnm Computing chronicles. Pipedream? Pipedream is my currently-mostly-vaporware software project for creating software. It’s a coherent fusion of multi-modal, multi-sensory interface, functionality, and integrated idiomatic automation whose sum total is meant to make creating software orders of magnitude faster and easier. This post is meant to sketch out its form in advance of it existing fully, as a way to help me stay on point, and to help others understand what I’m talking about. Read more →