Kevlin Henney’s procedural programming talk


I’ve been getting stuck into watching videos about computer history again, from 1980s home computers and core memory, to fundamental concepts about programming languages and system design.

I just finished watching Kevlin’s talk from 2017, which took us through Algol-68 to golang, with as much explanation given for the why as much as the how (everything that’s old is new again)! Also, who knew Shakespeare was a developer?

Play Procedural Programming: It's Back? It Never Went Away

This is one for rewatching on the couch next weekend.

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