Dagstuhl Seminar on Domain-Specific Languages
ResearcherJonathan Immanuel Brachthäuser attends the Dagstuhl-Seminar on “Algebraic Effect Handlers go Mainstream” from April 22 to 27, 2018.
Algebraic effect handlers are a program structuring paradigm with rising popularity in the functional programming language community. Effect handlers are less wide-spread in the context of imperative, object oriented languages. We present library implementations of algebraic effects in Scala and Java. Both libraries are centered around the concept of handler/capability passing and a shallow embedding of effect handlers. While the Scala library is based on a monad for multi-prompt delimited continuations, the Java library performs a CPS translation as bytecode instrumentation. We discuss design decisions and implications on extensibility and performance.
Effekt: Extensible Algebraic Effects in Scala (Short Paper)
by Jonathan Immanuel Brachthäuser and Philipp Schuster
In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scala. ACM Press, 2017.Learn More
Effect Handlers for the Masses
by Jonathan Brachthäuser, Philipp Schuster, and Klaus Ostermann
In Proc. Int’l Conf. Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications (OOPSLA). ACM Press, 2018.Learn More