Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Syntactic Salt

Introduction

Syntactic salt is a feature designed to make it harder to write bad code. An example of syntactic salt in Java is Generics. The need for adding a semicolon, ;, after each and every statement could be viewed as syntactic salt.

Concept: Syntactic salt are constructs added to a language in order to make it harder for programmers to write bad source code.

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