Category Archives: Research

Call for papers: 2nd Workshop on Programming Language Evolution

Programming languages tend to evolve in response to user needs, hardware advances, and research developments. Language evolution artefacts may include new compilers and interpreters or new language standards. Evolving programming languages is however challenging at various levels. Firstly, the impact … Continue reading

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New features I would love to see in writeLaTeX

UPDATE: Since I wrote this post writeLaTeX has added Rich Commenting and BibTeX imports from cloud services. writeLaTeX is my new favourite thing. If you haven’t heard of it, writeLaTeX is an online service for writing collaborative LaTeX documents. Think of it like Google docs … Continue reading

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Europython 2014 talk on message passing concurrency and Python

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Research diaries and lab notes

The idea of keeping a diary fills me with dread. It conjurers up distant memories of receiving leather-bound paper diaries from well-meaning relatives at Christmas and the crushing obligation to write something, anything every single day, when actually nothing very interesting was going … Continue reading

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