Dropping the other shoe

Introducing nested entangled parsers and Carmot-E in particular…

Representing field types

In the previous post we examined how Mitopia’s GUI auto-generation capability handles the representation of structures and sub-structures and the fields within.  In an earlier post we looked at how the keyword ‘union’ is represented in…

Just the fields please Ma’am

In the previous post we looked at how Mitopia® auto-generates the GUI appropriate for examining and navigating a collection of nodes, in this post we will begin to look at how the GUI to display and…

Auto-generating the GUI

In earlier posts we introduced what I refer to as “The Bermuda triangle problem“, which is the inevitability of knowledge of the database content, application specifics, and GUI implementation from insidiously leaking into each supposedly isolated…

Carmot ODL (7) – various

This post is number 7 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘<on>’ and ‘<no>’ symbols The ‘<on>’ and ‘<no>’ symbols are used to begin and end the definition of a type…

Carmot ODL (6) – inheritance

This post is number 6 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘:’ symbol – type inheritance Many of the goals of the Carmot language have parallels in intent, if not in…

Carmot ODL (5) – echo fields

This post is number 5 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘><’, ‘><><‘, and ‘?><‘ symbols – echo fields The echo field symbols were added to the Carmot language in order…

Carmot ODL (4) – ‘@@’

This post is number 4 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘@@’ symbol – relative collection reference The ‘@@’ symbol, as one might expect given the meaning of the ‘@’ symbol…

Carmot ODL (3) – ‘##’

This post is number 3 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘##’ symbol – persistent collection ref. The ‘##’ symbol, as one might expect given the meaning of the ‘#’ symbol,…

Carmot ODL (2) – ‘#’

This post is number 2 in a sequence of 7.  Click here to get to the beginning. The ‘#’ symbol – Persistent ref. The persistent reference symbol ‘#’ is used to denote a one-to-one reference from…