Sébastien Doeraene introduces Ozma – Scala extension providing declarative concurrency – with code samples, and explores what it takes to port it to JVM.
Sébastien Doeraene is a PhD student at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. He is the lead designer and developer of Ozma, an extension of Scala with Oz concurrency, as well as co-lead designer and developer of Mozart2, a new implementation of Oz. Outside of the programming language community, he was also the winner of the programming contest Prologin in 2010.
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web. Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not particularly profitable venture.