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Thorn -- Robust, Concurrent Scripting on the JVM (1 of 2)

presenter: Bard Bloom, IBM Research
presenter: Gregor Richards, Purdue University

Thorn is an object-oriented scripting language with support for concurrent and distributed computing and robust program evolution. We give an interactive tour of key language features, both sequential and concurrent. Attendees can get hands-on experience with the language through our Web portal ( This demo will complement a talk in the OOPSLA Concurrency research session.

Full author list:

  • Bard Bloom, IBM Research
  • Gregor Richards, Purdue University
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