‹Programming› 2020
Mon 23 - Thu 26 March 2020 Porto, Portugal
Mon 23 Mar 2020 14:30 - 15:00 at W2 - ICW 2020 #1 Chair(s): Oleks Shturmov, Eric Jul

To improve programming productivity, the right tools are crucial. This starts with the choice of the programming language, which often predetermines the libraries and frameworks one can use. Polyglot runtime environments, such as GraalVM, provide mechanisms for exchanging objects and sending messages across language boundaries, which allow developers to combine different languages, libraries, and frameworks with each other. However, polyglot application developers are obligated to properly use the right interfaces for accessing their data and objects from different languages.

To reduce the mental complexity for developers and let them focus on the business logic, we introduce user-defined interface mappings - an approach for adapting cross-language messages at run-time to match an expected interface. Thereby, the translation strategies are defined in an exchangeable and easy-to-edit configuration file. Thus, different stakeholders ranging from library and framework developers up to application developers can use and extend these mappings for their needs.

Mon 23 Mar
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icw-2020-papers
14:00 - 15:30: ICW - ICW 2020 #1 at W2
Chair(s): Oleks ShturmovUniversity of Oslo, Eric JulUniversity of Oslo
icw-2020-papers14:00 - 14:05
Day opening
Oleks ShturmovUniversity of Oslo, Eric JulUniversity of Oslo
icw-2020-papers14:05 - 14:25
Talk
Oleks ShturmovUniversity of Oslo, Eric JulUniversity of Oslo
icw-2020-papers14:30 - 15:00
Short-paper
Alexander RieseHasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Fabio NiephausHasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Tim FelgentreffOracle Labs, Potsdam, Robert HirschfeldHasso-Plattner-Institut (HPI), Germany
icw-2020-papers15:00 - 15:30
Short-paper
Andreas SchreiberGerman Aerospace Center