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PL Perspectives

Perspectives on computing and technology from and for those with an interest in programming languages.
Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop: Ten Years Later

Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop: Ten Years Later

The Programming Languages Mentoring Workshop (PLMW) is directed at new members of the PL community: senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students. With its first edition taking place in January 2012, PLMW is coming up on its ten year anniversary. We take a look back at how PLMW has grown and evolved, and imagine where it could go next.

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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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