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Whither Programming Languages: Where Did They Go and Where Are They Going?


Room Qu4a

Wednesday, April 12th 2023
8:50 AM—10:00 AM EST

Ten years ago, languages were a big part of the computing landscape, influencing a great deal of the way startups and enterprises tackled big challenges. The culture of an organization could almost be defined by the choice of language that they made to develop key solutions. But today, programming languages have become less prevalent, and new languages are no longer appearing.

In this talk, I will discuss where we’ve been, and how we got to where we are today, while also thinking about where we are headed in the future.

Jamie Allen
Chief Technologist for AWS and Site Reliability Engineering; EPAM Systems