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The (Re) Emergence of Agile Languages and Domain-Oriented Programming

By: Dave Thomas

Abstract

Both JVM and the CLR have a bad history with the dynamic language community since they are designed to support statically-typed languages. Initial implementations of languages from Scheme (Kawa) to Python (Jython), both for the JVM, have had disappointing performances and have almost always involved language sub-setting in one form or another. Even the scripting interoperability story is broken for JVM and CLR. In old COM, Microsoft provided a nice pluggable mechanism called the windows scripting host. Unfortunately, this mechanism disappeared with .NET.

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Dave Thomas, “The (Re) Emergence of Agile Languages and Domain-Oriented Programming”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 4, no. 9 (November 2005), pp. 7-10, doi:10.5381/jot.2005.4.9.c1.

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