Web Linguistics

Towards Higher Fluency

by Arne Brasseur / plexus

Who am I?

Arne Brasseur

Freelance Ruby Dev

Twitter / Github : @plexus

Stop using strings to handle structured data!

Why do we do this anyway?

Plain text == Universal data type

It’s “Pragmatic”!

What’s the alternative?

Input & output are formal languages

We have tools for those

Apples and Snakes

Keep the snakes out of the app

parse/generate at the app boundary

Inside the app, only apples