Hello everyone! I’m happy to announce the next version of Marta, 0.6.1.
It brings a lot of exciting features – and also the new configuration format.
Marta used JSON as a preferences file format since the very first version. It wasn’t a random choice. There were a few reasons behind that:
- Everyone uses JSON. Almost every developer knows it.
- Easy to implement. There’re dozens of existing serialization frameworks and text editors that support JSON.
- JSON is kind of a lingua franca. Lots of applications use JSON for the configuration files.
However, all these arguments are in fact questionable.