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Laforge and Rocher Discuss the future of Groovy, Grails and Java

Posted by Graeme Rocher and Guillaume Laforge on  Dec 03, 2010

In this interview, Graeme Rocher and Guillaume Laforge of SpringSource talk about the present and future of the Grails framework and the Groovy language. Rocher talks about Grails 1.4 and some of its enhancements such as improvements to GORM. And Laforge discusses Groovy 1.8, which features new DSL authoring capabilities, among other things. They look at how Java’s future impacts their projects.

Simon Thompson and John Hughes on Functional Programming with Erlang and Haskell

Posted by Simon Thompson & John Hughes on  Sep 28, 2010 1

Functional programming experts Simon Thompson and John Hughes discuss functional programming in today’s computing environments, particularly through the use of the Erlang and Haskell languages. In addition to debating the intricacies of both languages and their similarities and differences, Thompson and Hughes also discuss the growing popularity and maturity if functional programming.

Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli on Continuous Integration and Deployment

Posted by Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli on  Aug 25, 2010

Martin Fowler and Paulo Caroli discuss testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment, as well as DSLs and REST.

Dean Wampler on Programming Languages

Posted by Dean Wampler on  Feb 24, 2010

This interview begins with a discussion of functional programming, the use of Scala by programmers trained in Java and the differences between purely functional languages like Haskell and hybrids like Scala. Later in the interview other programming languages are discussed along with the notion of programming paradigms and the need for combining both paradigms and languages to best solve problems.

Don Box Discusses SOAP, XML, REST and M

Posted by Don Box on  Feb 01, 2010 1

In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2009, Don Box discusses the history of SOAP, XML, XML Schema, RELAX NG, SOAP and WSDL, REPL, opinions on REST, REST at Microsoft, coexistence of REST and WS-*, the M programming language, M and DSLs, M versus XML/XML Schema, Data as XML, and future plans for M and data modeling at Microsoft.

Joseph Yoder on Adaptive Object Model Architecture

Posted by Joseph Yoder on  May 12, 2009 3

In this interview Joseph Yoder talks about the Adaptive Object Model (AOM) architecture, a software architecture for easily adapting to changing business requirements.

Lennart Augustsson on DSLs Written in Haskell

Posted by Lennart Augustsson on  Feb 17, 2009 2

In this interview filmed at QCon SF 2008, Lennart Augustsson talks about writing DSLs in Haskell, presenting the advantages offered by the language. In that context, he talks about embedded DSLs, static and dynamic languages, syntax and semantics, monads and many other related topics.

Jay Phillips on Adhearsion and VoIP

Posted by Jay Phillips on  Jan 08, 2009

In this interview recorded at RubyFringe, Jay Phillips talks about VoIP, Asterisk and how his framework Adhearsion makes it easy to write voice applications.

Guy Steele on Programming Languages

Posted by Guy Steele on  Jul 30, 2008 6

Sun Fellow Guy Steele is interviewed by Floyd Marinescu, co-founder of InfoQ, and Bobby Norton of ThoughtWorks. Guy works for the Programming Language Research Group. The interview focuses on programming languages, the lessons to be learned from the past and what to expect from the future.

Jim Weirich Discusses Rake, the Ruby Make Tool

Posted by Jim Weirich on  Apr 17, 2008

Jim Weirich, is the Chief Scientist for EdgeCase LLC and thecreator of rake, the popular make-like build tool written in Ruby. In this interview with InfoQ, Jim disccusses the birth of rake, Domain Specific Languages, and flexmock, his mocking library.

Charles Simonyi on Intentional Software

Posted by Charles Simonyi on  Dec 18, 2007

Business users doing programming? In this interview, Charles Simonyi presents a radical new way of building software that separates business knowledge from software engineering knowledge. The claim is to simplify the creation process for software as business experts directly contribute using their customary domain description which results in accelerated innovation.

Guillaume Laforge on Groovy and DSLs

Posted by Guillaume Laforge on  Dec 05, 2007

Groovy project manager Guillaume Laforge discusses the history of Groovy, it's relationship to Java, where Groovy fits into Java development,how Groovy compares to Ruby, how Groovy enables domain-specific languages, and what future Groovy development will focus on.

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