Extended deadline: CfP IEEE Software Special Issue on Rapid Application Development with Dynamically Typed Languages

Laurence Tratt laurie at tratt.net
Mon Jan 29 17:34:50 CET 2007


                        IEEE Software Special Issue
       Rapid Application Development with Dynamically Typed Languages
                              Call for Papers

                    Publication: September/October 2007
               Extended submission deadline: 15 February 2007


Dynamically typed programming languages were once seen as slow, unreliable,
and suitable only for small throw-away tasks. However, their ability to aid
rapid systems development and to facilitate the pervasive, mobile, and
frequently updated systems that are increasingly in demand in the modern
world has led to their stock rising considerably.

While developers are ever keen to find out more about the details of dynamic
programming languages, managers are interested in finding out how they can
complement existing approved languages without diluting their organizations'
technical focus.

We thus solicit contributions in several areas related to dynamic
programming languages. Topics of interest include:

  * Dynamic programming languages "in use".
  * Organizations' experiences in integrating dynamic programming languages
    into their existing language menagerie.
  * Experiences of and techniques for using dynamic programming languages
    effectively (including efficiency and scalability concerns).
  * How dynamic programming languages have evolved and how they might
    develop in the future.
  * New techniques in challenging areas such as metaprogramming, reflection,
    dynamic reconfigurability, and mobility.

For detailed author guidelines, please visit:


Manuscripts must not exceed 5,400 words including figures and tables, which
count for 200 words each. Submissions in excess of these limits may be
rejected without refereeing. The articles we deem within the theme's scope
will be peer-reviewed and are subject to editing for magazine style,
clarity, organization, and space.

For more information, please contact the Guest Editors Laurence Tratt and
Roel Wuyts at dyn at tratt.net.

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