Smalltalk Dave about Programming Languages, SOA, MDA and the Web

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences, Cloud Computing on June 08, 2008


Smalltalk Dave about Programming Languages, SOA, MDA and the Web

Summary
In an interview at OOPSLA, Dave Thomas talks about the reasons for the rise of Java, what's behind Web 2.0, MDA and SOA, the rise of dynamic languages and the opportunities that he sees in the web as a platform.

Bio
Dave Thomas is the managing director of Object Mentor, founder and chairman of Bedarra Research Labs and adjunct research professor at Carleton University and the University Of Queensland. He is known as founder and past CEO of Object Technology International Inc., a pioneer company in Agile development, and has been involved with the Eclipse IDE, the IBM virtual machine and Smalltalk tooling.

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Tags: Business, Web 2.0, Interview, DLR, JRuby, InfoQ, Architecture, Dynamic Languages, Cloud Computing, BPEL4People, MDA, Languages