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Use this tag for questions about tools that manipulate source code before the primary compilation step, and language designs relying on them

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How would you implement a language in which the function-name could be separated from function arguments two different ways?

Suppose that there was a programming language in which there were two different syntaxes for function calls. An example of this is shown below: ...
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How can the pitfalls of preprocessor macros be mitigated/avoided?

A controversial topic among programming language designers is preprocessor macros such as #define directives in C. They can cause problems if used incorrectly. <...
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