“Scala is, I think, the most mind-blowing language that I have seen in the last couple of years. Incredible elegance.” ~Erik Meijer at JAOO Aarhus 2008.
Bill Venners, co-author of the Scala book, gave a nice introduction to the Scala programming Language at JAOO last year. Scala is part of the growing trend of multi-paradigm [...]
Through the ages a lot of interesting (and some obscure) programming languages have entertained and confused people. At JAOO Aarhus 2008 Guy L. Steele and Richard P. Gabriel gave a presentation about languages and language constructs in a presentation that is a work of art in itself.
In the presentation called “50 in 50″ you [...]
In this video Anders Hejlsberg takes a look at the future of programming languages and sees the trends; declarative, dynamic and concurrent. As the chief designer of the C# programming language and a key participant in the development of the .NET Framework Anders Hejlsberg has a lot to say about this development – not just [...]
In spite of its Java-based origins, JAOO has become one of the principal events for showcasing the current programming language boom in commercial and open-source development. There is a cycle of Cambrian-like expansion and KT-esque extinction events that programming languages appear to go through in terms of popularity. In truth, there are always many languages [...]