Archive for August, 2008
When I was asked to blog about my plans for JAOO 2008, I quickly realized one thing: I don’t know anything about the tracks this year. Well that’s just typical JAOO. I know I need to be there and the program will unfold later. JAOO awards me both the educational aspect, as well as the [...]
As a member of the Program Committee for JAOO for several years now, I have seen many developments in our field. It always amazes me how some trends burn out quickly as passing fads and some stay, and it is not obvious which lie in which category.
Take Aspect-Oriented Programming, for instance. It was the new [...]
DSLs has been around for a long time. They are nothing new but recently there has been a lot of buzz around them triggered by “the Ruby thing”. Martin Fowler is currently writing a book about DSLs and at the last JAOO conference in Aarhus, we asked him and Markus Völter to do an interview [...]
My name is Estrid and I have been assisting the JAOO conference for the last seven years – the upcoming JAOO in Aarhus is my eighth. For the last three years my primary responsibility has been recruiting and supervising crew.
I’m just about to complete my education at Aarhus University, majoring in Dramaturgy and Aesthetics [...]