Why Making a Programming Language is Awesome

Accepted Session
Short Form
Scheduled: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 3:45 – 4:30pm in B304


Learn about the journey of creating Wake, a modern programming language


The process of creating a programming language is ripe with proud moments, and teaches you things about other languages you probably never wanted to know. Whether you’ve worked on language tools or have never considered the idea, take the ride that created the programming language Wake, and maybe you’ll one day take a similar journey of your own.


programming languages, wake, compilers, parsers

Speaking experience

I've mostly just given talks within my company -- on unit testing and Wake. Here's the Wake kickoff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tMJlvAOul4