Andreas Klostermann is working on a concept for a new type of scripting language for Blender. From what I've seen so far it has the potential to make scripting more easily accessible for artists. What do you think?
Blender Vraag is a Python library for more elegant or easy scripting in Blender. It contains a JQuery like selector API and a framework for creating geometry and scenes through CSG and Turtle Graphics, similar to OpenScad. The video shows a couple of the ideas and features: