Wed 7 Nov 2018 16:15 - 16:37 at Studio 1 - Language Design 2 Chair(s): Jonathan Aldrich

Distributed applications are traditionally developed as separate modules, often in different languages, which react to events, like user input, and in turn produce new events for the other modules. Separation into components requires time-consuming integration. Manual implementation of communication forces programmers to deal with low-level details. The combination of the two results in obscure distributed data flows scattered among multiple modules, hindering reasoning about the system as a whole.

The ScalaLoci distributed programming language addresses these issues with a coherent model based on placement types that enables reasoning about distributed data flows, supporting multiple software architectures via dedicated language features and abstracting over low-level communication details and data conversions. As we show, ScalaLoci simplifies developing distributed systems, reduces error-prone communication code and favors early detection of bugs.

Wed 7 Nov
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15:30 - 17:00: OOPSLA - Language Design 2 at Studio 1
Chair(s): Jonathan AldrichCarnegie Mellon University
splash-2018-OOPSLA15:30 - 15:52
Mikaël MayerEPFL, Switzerland, Viktor KunčakEPFL, Switzerland, Ravi ChughUniversity of Chicago
splash-2018-OOPSLA15:52 - 16:15
Jason OttUniversity of California, Riverside, Tyson LovelessUniversity of California, Riverside, Chris CurtisUniversity of California, Riverside, Mohsen LesaniUniversity of California, Riverside, Philip BriskUniversity of California, Riverside
splash-2018-OOPSLA16:15 - 16:37
Pascal WeisenburgerTechnische Universität Darmstadt, Mirko Köhler, Guido SalvaneschiTU Darmstadt
splash-2018-OOPSLA16:37 - 17:00
Michael FaesETH Zurich, Thomas GrossETH Zurich
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