Ralph Johnson, Joe Armstrong on the State of OOP

Posted in Development, Conferences on November 29, 2011


Ralph Johnson, Joe Armstrong on the State of OOP
Summary
Ralph Johnson and Joe Armstrong discuss the state of OOP, what Smalltalk got right/wrong and the image concept. Also: Joe decides he likes OOP as long as its done the Erlang way: focused on messaging.

Bio
Ralph Johnson, one of the GoF behind the Design Patterns book and behind the creation of the original Refactoring Browser, is now at the CS dept. at the UIUC and the leader of UIUC Patterns/Software Architecture Group. Joe Armstrong is the principle inventor of the Erlang programming Language. He has worked for Ericsson where he developed Erlang and was chief architect of the Erlang/OTP system.

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