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Title part2: ￼Why do *you* need a strong open-source Smalltalk!
Speaker: Stephane Ducasse
Wed, August 20, 11:00am – 11:45am
Abstract: In this talk we will present the advances and new features in Pharo 3.0. We will present the current work on Pharo 4.0 and beyond. We will also present our new work around the Pharo consortium.
Bio: Stephane is directeur de recherche at Inria. He is scientific deputee of the Inria Lille Nord Europe lab where he leads the RMoD (http://rmod.lille.inria.fr) team. He is expert in two domains: object-oriented language design and reengineering. He worked on traits, composable groups of methods, and this work got some impact. Traits have been introduced in AmbiantTalk, and Squeak/Pharo, Perl, PHP and under a variant into Scala, Fortress of SUN Microsystems. He is one of the developer of Pharo http://www.pharo.org/ a new dynamic language used in industry and academia. He is also expert on software quality, program understanding, program visualizations, reengineering and metamodeling. He is one of the developer of Moose, an open-source software analysis platform http://www.moosetechnology.org/. He is working with http://www.synectique.eu/ a company building dedicated tools for advanced software analysis.