How to make your own programming language?

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How to make your own programming language?
« on: December 01, 2018, 01:13:20 AM »
Hey, guys!
So, I've been thinking about making my own programming language that can be both interpreted and compiled and can be run on web. For now, I've just made a web-app that converts arithmetic expressions to i486-compatible assembly and interprets them.
So, what do you think is the next step?
I only have a vague idea of what the syntax should look like right now, I am planning to make it possible to use both S-expressions and infix notation for arithmetic expressions and only LISP-like syntax everywhere else.
Do you think I need to rewrite my web-app to some language other than JavaScript? Many people say JavaScript is a bad language for those things, but I don't quite see why right now.
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