Scott Wlaschin

Scott Wlaschin is a developer, architect and author. He is the author of the popular F# site, and the book "Domain Modeling Made Functional", published by Pragmatic Bookshelf.

NewCrafts Paris 2019

Four Languages from Forty Years Ago

  • Talk
  • history
  • design
  • languages

The 1970's were a golden age for new programming languages, but do they have any relevance to programming today? Can we still learn from them? In this talk, we'll look at four languages designed over forty years ago -- SQL, Prolog, ML, and Smalltalk -- and discuss their philosophy and approach to programming, which is very different from most popular languages today. We'll come away with some practical design principles that are still applicable to modern development.

Room: Lovelace - Time: 5/17/2019 10:30:00 AM

---{ *** }---

Code of conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.