Prof. Stephane Ducasse will present Pharo, the current Pharo development effort and discuss future work on Pharo.
Stephane is directeur de recherche at Inria. He has more than 16 years of experience in software maintenance. He leads the RMoD ( http://rmod.lille.inria.fr ) team. He is expert in two domains: object-oriented language design and reengineering. He worked on traits, composable groups of methods, and this work got some impact. Traits have been introduced in Pharo, Perl, PHP and under a variant into Scala, Fortress of SUN Microsystems. He is one of the leader of Pharo a new reflective language supporting life programming www.pharo.org (http://www.pharo.org/). He is also expert on software quality, program understanding, program visualizations, reengineering and metamodeling. He is one of the developer of Moose, an open-source software analysis platform moosetechnology.org (http://www.moosetechnology.org/). He created www.synectique.eu (http://www.synectique.eu/) a company building dedicated tools for advanced software analysis.