The UX of Configuration Files: CodeMash
CodeMash 2020 | The UX of Configuration Files | Eemeli Aro
What you'll learn
Developers should be your primary concern when designing an interface for them to configure your tools and libraries. There are options other than JSON available, but they come with associated costs and limitations. In this session, Eemeli Aro will explore the following: How well do JSON5, YAML and TOML work with each other, and what else is out there? How do the tools associated with these languages compare, and when is writing your own the right choice? Do you even really need config files?