loke/Seph

Ola Bini (ThoughtWorks)
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Location: F150_El Camp
This session is part of Emerging Languages Camp.
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Ioke is a dynamically typed language – a language experiment with a focus on expressivity. It’s prototype based, object oriented, homoiconic and have powerful macro facilities – and runs both on the JVM and the CLR.

Seph is a language currently being developed, based on Ioke. It’s a functional object oriented hybrid with explicit concrrency features inspired by Erlang and Clojure.

This presentation will introduce both languages and talk about some of their more interesting language features.

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Ola Bini

ThoughtWorks

Ola Bini is a Swedish developer currently working for ThoughtWorks in London, United Kingdom. He has been one of the core developers for JRuby since 2006 and is the author of APress book Practical JRuby on Rails. He has much experience with Java, Ruby and LISP. He has been involved with several other open source projects but JRuby takes most of his time.

He has been known to like implementing languages, writing regular expression engines, YAML parsers and other similar things that exist at the border computer science.

Ola has presented at numerous conferences including The Server Side Java Symposium – Europe, RailsConf Europe, JavaPolis and

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