PL Perspectives

Perspectives on computing and technology from and for those with an interest in programming languages.
Virtual PLDI 2020

Virtual PLDI 2020

In this post, Alastair Donaldson, General Chair of PLDI, tells us about how the virtual conference will work, including ideas for recreating those “hallway conversations” that are so important at physical conferences. Registration for PLDI closes on June 5.

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Go Huge or Go Home: POPL’19 Most Influential Paper Retrospective

Go Huge or Go Home: POPL’19 Most Influential Paper Retrospective

The authors of POPL’s 2019 most influential paper reflect on lessons learned: (i) in research, ask daring questions far beyond current capabilities; (ii) develop compositional techniques, which confer important benefits that increase impact; (iii) work in PL theory: now is a great time for it!

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