Newspeak

Gilad Bracha (Ministry of Truth)
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Location: F150_El Camp
This session is part of Emerging Languages Camp.
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Newspeak is class based dynamic language geared toward software engineering combined with high productivity. Newspeak is based on two key ideas: all names are late bound, and there is no global namespace. Newspeak offers outstanding modularity and reconciles security with dynamism and reflectivity. The language is especially well suited for the design of modern client applications and for developing domain specific languages.

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Gilad Bracha

Ministry of Truth

Gilad Bracha is the creator of the Newspeak programming language. Previously, he was a Distinguished Engineer at Cadence, and a Computational Theologist and Distinguished Engineer at Sun. He is co-author of the Java Language Specification, and a researcher in the area of object-oriented programming languages. Prior to joining Sun, he worked on Strongtalk, the Animorphic Smalltalk System. He received his B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Ben Gurion University in Israel and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Utah.

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