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Haskell as an Automation Controller

  • Daan Leijen
  • Erik Meijer
  • James Hook
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1608)

Abstract

Component-based programming and scripting support a style of rapid prototyping program development where reusable off-the-shelf software components are glued together to build new applications. One of the reasons of Visual Basic’s popularity is its ability to script ‘ready made’ GUI components in a fancy development environment. Since all the hard work is done inside the components, not only professional programmers but also end-users are able to create non-trivial applications in a short period of time.

Keywords

Visual Basic Functional Programming Script Language Event Handler Garbage Collector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daan Leijen
    • 1
  • Erik Meijer
    • 1
  • James Hook
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUtrecht University 

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