Literate programming is an approach to programming introduced by Donald Knuth as an alternative to the structured programming paradigm of the 1970s. The paradigm represents a move away from writing programs in the manner and order imposed by the computer, and towards the programmers' logic and flow ...
I've been reading a bit about Literate Programming recently, and it got me thinking... Well-written tests, especially BDD-style specs can do a better job at explaining what code does than prose does, ...
I was (casually) researching semantic / ontology based approaches to technical documentation, when I stumbled upon this gem: Literate Programming and the Semantic Web are ideas from different ...
I have recently found the concept of literate programming. And I found it rather intriguing. Yet I have not been encountered with claims that it is a bad way to structure a program. It seems not ...
Literate programming has good ideals. Why do you think that this isn't mainstream? It is because it has failed to deliver?