Tim Felgentreff

Profile

I am a member of the GraalVM team at Oracle Labs. I was led here by my interests in programming languages and virtual machine design, and my involvement with the PyPy/RPython project and various other dynamic language VMs. My work revolves around dynamic language interoperability, connecting them with native C code in a safe manner, and providing cross-language tool support. I also continue to collaborate with the Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam on tools and environments for dynamic languagues and polyglot programming.

Education

2012-2017

Dr.rer-nat., Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
grade: summa cum laude
advisor: Robert Hirschfeld, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam
additional reviewers:
Wolfgang de Meuter, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Alan Kay, Viewpoints Research Institute

In my thesis I presented Babelsberg, a formal design with multiple implementations for object-constraint programming to integrate constraint declaration and continuous satisfaction with mutable object-oriented structures and behavior.

Doctoral Thesis
The Design and Implementation of Object-Constraint Programming
2010-2012

M.Sc., Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
final grade: 1.0 (A+)

During my master's studies, I focused on programming language concepts to facilitate development tools, end-user programming, modularity, and meta-circularity especially in distributed and parallel programming settings.

Master's Thesis
Comparison, Replay, and Refinement of Communication Traces for Debugging Distributed Failures
2007-2010

B.Sc., Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
final grade: 1.4 (A)

Bachelor's Thesis
Post-mortem Analysis of Debug Traces
2005-2007
Abitur, Pückler Grammar School, Cottbus, Germany
final grade: 1.0 (A+)
2004-2005
AS-level studies, Budehaven Community College, Bude, England
2000-2004
GCSE-level studies, Heinrich-Heine Grammar School, Cottbus, Germany

Experience

July 2017-present

Senior Software Engineer, Oracle Labs Germany, Potsdam, Germany
At Oracle Labs I am a member of the Truffle/Graal group working on virtual machine technology for dynamic languages. I am the team lead for the high-performance Python implementation on GraalVM. I am also the initiator for multiple research collaborations with the Hasso Plattner Institute on tools and environments for polyglot programming and with the University of Cape Town on native extension APIs for managed programming runtimes.

Apr 2016-June 2017

Research Assistant, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
My research focused on novel programming paradigms, virtual machines for dynamic programming languages, and end-user programming with a special interest in computer science education for children.

Oct 2012-Apr 2016

Ph.D. Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
My Ph.D. research focused on object-constraint programming, a novel approach at combining constraint solvers with dynamic, object-oriented languages in a clean and powerful way.

Oct 2014-Dez 2014

Research Visit, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
At Nanjing University I collaborated with researchers on emotion analysis in Twitter-like social networks.

Feb 2010-Oct 2012

Working Student, Finn GmbH, Berlin, Germany
At Finn GmbH I was involved in plugin development for Redmine.

Oct 2009-Oct 2012

Working Student, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
I was a tutor at the Software Architecture Group, assisting the staff with undergraduate lectures on software engineering and software development methodologies, using Squeak/Smalltalk as the educational language.

Aug 2011-Nov 2011

Intern, VMware, Beaverton, OR, USA
At VMware I was working on the MagLev Ruby VM built on top of the distributed GemStone/S Smalltalk object database system.

May 2010-Aug 2010

Ruby Summer of Code Participant
As part of the 2010 Ruby Summer of Code, I built out prototype work by Wayne Meissner to add support for Ruby C extensions to JRuby.

Teaching

Summer 2019
Virtuelle Ausführungsumgebungen Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Fabio Niephaus, Dr. Tim Felgentreff (ext)
Summer 2018
Master's Thesis: Daniel Stople - Graal-LSP: A Language Server Implementation with Polyglot Support for the GraalVM Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Tim Felgentreff (ext)
Summer 2017
Master's Thesis: Fabio Niephaus - Squimera: A live, Smalltalk-based IDE for Scripting Languages Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Tim Felgentreff
Master's Thesis: Bastian Kruck - Crossing Abstraction Barriers When Debugging Code Transformations: Live Debugging With Compilers Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Tim Felgentreff
Softwaretechnik I Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Jens Lincke, Tobias Pape, Patrick Rein, Marcel Taeumel, Toni Mattis, Stefan Ramson, Dr. Tim Felgentreff
Winter 2016/17
Softwarearchitektur Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Marcel Taeumel, Patrick Rein, Dr. Jens Lincke, Dr. Michael Perscheid, Tim Felgentreff, Stefan Ramson
Live Programming Systems Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Stefan Ramson, Tim Felgentreff, Patrick Rein
Software Design Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Jens Lincke, Stefan Ramson, Tim Felgentreff
Virtual Machines and Execution Environments Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff
openHPI Online Course: "Zusammenhänge entdecken, Phänomene verstehen: Programmieren mit Etoys" Tim Felgentreff
Summer 2016
Softwaretechnik I Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Patrick Rein, Marcel Taeumel, Dr. Jens Lincke, Stefan Ramson, Toni Mattis, Tim Felgentreff, Dr. Michael Perscheid
End-user Programming Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Patrick Rein, Marcel Taeumel
Web-based Development Environments Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Jens Lincke, Stefan Ramson, Patrick Rein, Tim Felgentreff
Winter 2015/16
Bachelor's Project: Improving Hosted Continuous Integration Services Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Dr. Jens Lincke
Master's Project: Spur to go faster: Low-level Functionality in a High-Level Language Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Marcel Taeumel
Einführung in die Programmiertechnik I Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Toni Mattis, Tim Felgentreff, Marcel Taeumel, Dr. Jens Lincke, Stefan Ramson
Softwarearchitektur Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Marcel Taeumel, Patrick Rein, Dr. Jens Lincke, Tim Felgentreff, Dr. Michael Perscheid, Stefan Ramson
Programmiersprachen: Konzepte, Werkzeuge und Umgebungen Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Patrick Rein, Tim Felgentreff, Marcel Taeumel, Toni Mattis
Software Design Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Dr. Jens Lincke, Tim Felgentreff, Stefan Ramson
Summer 2015
Constraint-basierte Programmierung Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke
Master's Thesis: Stefan Lehmann - Scoping Constraints and Reactive Behavior: Towards a Practical Object Constraint Programming Tool Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff
Winter 2014/15
Master's Thesis: Maria Graber - Specifying and Solving Logic Puzzles with Babelsberg/S Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff
Master's Thesis: Anton Gulenko - Allocation Removal in Modern Object Oriented VMs Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff
Bachelor's Project: Example-driven Exploration in Dynamically-typed Programming Environments Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Marcel Taeumel, Jens Lincke, Tim Felgentreff
Ausgewählte Programmiersprachkonzepte Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Marcel Taeumel, Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff
Softwarearchitektur Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tobias Pape, Marcel Taeumel, Dr. Michael Perscheid, Jens Lincke, Tim Felgentreff
Kontextorientiertes Programmieren Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Jens Lincke, Marcel Taeumel, Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff
Virtuelle Maschinen und Ausführungsumgebungen Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Modulsysteme Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, Marcel Taeumel, Tobias Pape
Summer 2014
Master's Thesis: Philipp Tessenow - Extending a Dynamic Programming Language and Runtime Environment with Access Control Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Gilad Bracha (ext), Tim Felgentreff
Master's Project: Software Transactional Memory for RSqueak/VM Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Virtuelle Maschinen und Ausführungsumgebungen Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Constraint-basierte Programmierung Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff
Winter 2013/14
Master's Thesis: Lars Wassermann - Tracing Algorithmic Primitives in R/SqueakVM Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff
Bachelor's Project: ecoControl: Entwurf und Implementierung einer Software zur Optimierung heterogener Energiesysteme in Mehrfamilienhäusern Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, Marcel Taeumel
Einführung in die Programmiertechnik I Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Softwarearchitektur Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Bastian Steinert, Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Virtuelle Maschinen und Ausführungsumgebungen Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Bastian Steinert, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Summer 2013
Interactive Representations of Data Structures and Algorithms Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Jens Lincke, Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff
Winter 2012/13
Bachelor's project: MagLev – Object Persistence with Ruby and Smalltalk Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape
Software-Architektur Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Jens Lincke, Dr. Michael Perscheid, Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff
Modulsysteme Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld, Bastian Steinert, Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff

Skills

 
Languages
German - native proficiency
English - full professional proficiency
French - limited working proficiency
Mandarin - rudimentary knowledge
 
Free and Open Source Projects
Babelsberg - a family of object-constraint languages
RSqueakVM - a research Squeak/Smalltalk VM written in RPython
Python on GraalVM - an implementation of Python 3 for the GraalVM
TruffleSqueak - a research Squeak/Smalltalk VM on the GraalVM
Squeak - a modern implementation of Smalltalk-80
JRuby - an industry-grade Ruby implementation on the JVM
Topaz - an experimental Ruby implementation written in RPython
MagLev - a Ruby implementation on top of the GemStone/S object-database
PyPy - a fast Python implementation with a tracing just-in-time compiler
Lively Kernel - a self-supporting development environment on a Web page
Stratagus - a real-time 2d strategy game engine
 
Invited Talks
ESUG 2016 - "Presenting Etoys 6"
ESUG 2016 - "RSqueak/VM Tutorial"
CRAFT 2014 - "Babelsberg - Modularizing Constraint Satisfaction in Imperative Programs"
Wroclove.rb 2013 - "Topaz Ruby"
Workshop on Context-Oriented Programming 2013 - "A Tool Building Example: Layers as Source Code Packages"
Portland Ruby Brigade, Sep 2011 - "Debugging on Steroids - what Ruby should learn from Smalltalk"
Ruby User Group - Berlin, Oct 2011 - "Building the fastest Ruby yet"
RubyConf 2010 - "C-extensions for JRuby"
JaX 2010 - "Versionskontrolle: Zentral oder Verteilt?"
 
In the Media
Deutschlandfunk "Computer und Kommunikation", Jun 2014 - "Babelsberg - Eine neue Programmiersprache"
rbb "Brandenburg aktuell" Jan 2016 - Programmieren für Kinder
Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten, Jun 2014 - "Der Babelsberg-Code"
Heise, Jun 2014 - "HPI stelllt neue Programmiersprache Babelsberg vor"
 
Hobbies
I tinker with, do repairs and improvements on, and program for old hardware (PET, C64, Amiga, Atari)
I run 10 kilometers in less than 50 minutes
 

Scientific Community Participation

 
PC Member
ECOOP 2020
Programming Experience Workshop 2020
Onward! 2019
Workshop on Reactive and Event-based Languages & Systems (REBLS) 2016, 2017, 2019
Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems Workshop 2016, 2017, 2019
Modularity! Student Research Competition 2016
Workshop on Dynamic Languages and Applications 2014
SPLASH Artifact Evaluation Committee 2014
Organizer, PC- or SC-Chair
Dynamic Languages Symposium 2018, 2019, 2020
Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems Workshop 2018
Constrained and Reactive Objects Workshop 2016
Reviewer
ECOOP 2018
<Programming> 2017, 2018
Programming Experience Workshop 2017
Workshop on Meta-Programming Techniques and Reflection 2016
Object-Oriented Programming Languages and Systems @ SAC 2015, 2016
Dynamic Languages Symposium 2014, 2015, 2016
GI-IT 2014
Onward! 2014
Symposium on Open Collaboration 2014

Publications

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Clément Béra, Eliot Miranda, Tim Felgentreff, Marcus Denker, and Stéphane Ducasse. “Sista: Saving Optimized Code in Snapshots for Fast Start-up”. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Managed Languages and Runtimes, Manlang 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, September 27 - 29, 2017, 1–11, 2017. doi:10.1145/3132190.3132201https://doi.org/10.1145/3132190.3132201.

Tim Felgentreff. “Checks and Balances: Object-Constraints Without Surprises”. In Proceedings of the 9th Ph.d. Retreat of the Hpi Research School on Service-Oriented Systems Engineering. Tech. rep. 100. Hasso Plattner Institute, 2016.

Tim Felgentreff. “Implementing an Object-Constraint Extension Without Vm Support”. In Proceedings of the 8th Ph.d. Retreat of the Hpi Research School on Service-Oriented Systems Engineering. Tech. rep. 95. Hasso Plattner Institute, 2015.

Felgentreff, Tim, ed. Proceedings of the 14th ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on Dynamic Languages, DLS 2018, Boston, Ma, Usa, November 6, 2018. ACM, 2018. doi:10.1145/3276945https://doi.org/10.1145/3276945.

Tim Felgentreff. “Specifying Multi-Domain Constraints on Object-Behavior”. In Proceedings of the 7th Ph.d. Retreat of the Hpi Research School on Service-Oriented Systems Engineering. Tech. rep. 83. Hasso Plattner Institute, 2014.

Tim Felgentreff. “The Design and Implementation of Object-Constraint Programming”. PhD thesis, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2017http://d-nb.info/1136085963.

Felgentreff, Tim, and Olivier Zendra, eds. Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems, Icooolps@ECOOP 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16-21, 2018. ACM, 2018. doi:10.1145/3242947https://doi.org/10.1145/3242947.

Tim Felgentreff, Alan Borning, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Babelsberg: Specifying and Solving Constraints on Object Behavior”. Tech. rep. 2013-001. Viewpoints Research Institute, May 2013.

Tim Felgentreff, Alan Borning, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Specifying and Solving Constraints on Object Behavior”. Journal of Object Technology (JOT) 13, no. 4 (2014): 1–38. doi:10.5381/jot.2014.13.4.a1public/uni/FelgentreffJOT2014.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Alan Borning, Robert Hirschfeld, Jens Lincke, Yoshiki Ohshima, Bert Freudenberg, and Robert Krahn. “Babelsberg/JS: A Browser-Based Implementation of an Object Constraint Language”. In ECOOP, 411–36. Springer, 2014. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44202-9_17public/uni/FelgentreffECOOP2014.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Robert Hirschfeld, Alan Borning, and Millstein Todd. “Babelsberg/RML: Executable Semantics and Language Testing with RML”. Tech. rep. 103. Hasso Plattner Institut, 2016.

Tim Felgentreff, Robert Hirschfeld, Maria Graber, Alan Borning, and Hidehiko Masuhara. “Declaring Constraints on Object-Oriented Collections”. Journal of Information Processing 24, no. 6 (2016): 917–27. doi:10.2197/ipsjjip.24.917public/uni/FelgentreffIPSJJIP2014.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Stefan Lehmann, Robert Hirschfeld, Sebastian Gerstenberg, Jakob Reschke, Lars Rückert, Patrick Siegler, Jan Graichen, Christian Nicolai, and Malte Swart. “Automatically Selecting and Optimizing Constraint Solver Procedures for Object-Constraint Languages”. In Constrained and Reactive Objects Workshop (CROW), 65–72. MODULARITY Companion 2016. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2892664.2892671public/uni/FelgentreffCROW2016.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, Robert Hirschfeld, and Lauritz Thamsen. “Lively Groups: Shared Behavior in a World of Objects Without Classes or Prototypes”. In Future Programming Workshop (FPW), 15–22. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2846656.2846659public/uni/FelgentreffFPW2015.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Todd Millstein, and Alan Borning. “Developing a Formal Semantics for Babelsberg: A Step-by-Step Approach”. Tech. rep. 2014-002. Viewpoints Research Institute, September 2014.

Tim Felgentreff, Todd Millstein, Alan Borning, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Checks and Balances — Constraint Solving Without Surprises in Object-Constraint Programming Languages: Full Formal Development”. Tech. rep. 2015-001. Viewpoints Research Institute, 2015public/uni/FelgentreffVPRI2015.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Todd Millstein, Alan Borning, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Checks and Balances: Constraint Solving Without Surprises in Object-Constraint Programming Languages”. In Proceedings of the 2015 Acm International Conference on Object Oriented Programming Systems Languages & Applications, 771–86. OOPSLA’15. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2814270.2814311public/uni/FelgentreffOOPSLA2015.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Fabio Niephaus, Tobias Pape, and Robert Hirschfeld. “When a Mouse Eats a Python: Smalltalk-style Development for Python and Ruby”. In Workshop on Modern Language Runtimes, Ecosystems, and Vms (Morevms), 2017public/uni/FelgentreffMoreVMs2017.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Robert Hirschfeld, Anton Gulenko, and Carl Friedrich Bolz. “Language Independent Storage Strategies for Tracing JIT Based VMs”. In Proceedings of the 11th Acm Symposium on Dynamic Languages, 119–28. DLS ’15. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2816707.2816716public/uni/PapeDLS2015.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Patrick Rein, and Robert Hirschfeld. “How to Build a High-Performance Vm for Squeak/Smalltalk in Your Spare Time: An Experience Report of Using the Rpython Toolchain”. In Proceedings of the 11th Edition of the International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies, 21:1–21:10. IWST’16. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2991041.2991062. Best Paper Awardpublic/uni/FelgentreffIWST2016.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Lars Wassermann, Robert Hirschfeld, and Carl Friedrich Bolz. “Towards Reducing the Need for Algorithmic Primitives in Dynamic Language VMs Through a Tracing JIT”. In Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems, 7:1–7:10. ICOOOLPS’15. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2843915.2843924public/uni/FelgentreffICOOOLPS2015.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Michael Perscheid, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Constraining Timing-Dependent Communication for Debugging Non-Deterministic Failures”. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Academic Software Development Tools and Techniques. WASDeTT’13, 2013public/uni/FelgentreffWASDETT2013.pdf.

Tim Felgentreff, Michael Perscheid, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Implementing Record and Refinement for Debugging Timing-dependent Communication”. Science of Computer Programming (SCICO) 134 (2017): 4–18. doi:10.1016/j.scico.2015.11.006public/uni/FelgentreffSCICO2017.pdf.

Bert Freudenberg, Dan H.H. Ingalls, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, and Robert Hirschfeld. “SqueakJS: A Modern and Practical Smalltalk That Runs in Any Browser”. In Proceedings of the 10th Acm Symposium on Dynamic Languages, 57–66. DLS ’14. ACM, 2014. doi:10.1145/2661088.2661100public/uni/FreudenbergDLS2014.pdf.

Maria Graber, Tim Felgentreff, Robert Hirschfeld, and Alan Borning. “Solving Interactive Logic Puzzles with Object-Constraints — an Experience Report Using Babelsberg/S for Squeak/Smalltalk”. In Workshop on Reactive and Event-Based Languages & Systems (REBLS), 2014public/uni/GraberREBLS2014.pdf.

Johannes Henning, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “VM Wrapping: Fake It till You Make It”. In Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems, Icooolps@ECOOP 2017, Barcelona, Spain, June 19, 2017, 2:1–2:4, 2017. doi:10.1145/3098572.3098576https://doi.org/10.1145/3098572.3098576.

Johannes Henning, Tim Felgentreff, Fabio Niephaus, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Toward Presizing and Pretransitioning Strategies for Graalpython”. In Conference Companion of the 4th International Conference on Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, 41–45. <programming> ’20. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 2020. doi:10.1145/3397537.3397564https://doi.org/10.1145/3397537.3397564.

Eva-Maria Herbst, Fabian Maschler, Fabio Niephaus, Max Reimann, Julia Steier, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, Marcel Taeumel, Robert Hirschfeld, and Carsten Witt. “ecoControl: Entwurf und Implementierung einer Software zur Optimierung heterogener Energiesysteme in Mehrfamilienhäusern”. Tech. rep. 93. Hasso Plattner Institute, 2015.

Robert Hirschfeld, Hidehiko Masuhara, Atsushi Igarashi, and Tim Felgentreff. “Visibility of Context-Oriented Behavior and State in L”. Journal of the Japan Society for Software Science and Technology (JJSSST) 32, no. 3 (2015): 149–59public/uni/HirschfeldJJSSST2014.pdf.

Robert Hirschfeld, Hidehiko Masuhara, Atsushi Igarashi, and Tim Felgentreff. “Visibility of Context-oriented Behavior and State in L”. In Proceedings of Japan Society for Software Science and Technology Annual Conference. JSSST’14. Nagoya, Aichi-ken, Japan, 2014.

Daniel Ingalls, Tim Felgentreff, Robert Hirschfeld, Robert Krahn, Jens Lincke, Marko Röder, Antero Taivalsaari, and Tommi Mikkonen. “A World of Active Objects for Work and Play: The First Ten Years of Lively”. In Proceedings of the 2016 Acm International Symposium on New Ideas, New Paradigms, and Reflections on Programming and Software, 238–49. Onward! 2016. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2986012.2986029public/uni/IngallsONWARD2016.pdf.

Bastian Kruck, Stefan Lehmann, Christoph Kessler, Jakob Reschke, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Multi-Level Debugging for Interpreter Developers”. In Workshop on Language Modularity a La Mode (LaMOD), 91–93. MODULARITY Companion 2016. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2892664.2892679public/uni/KruckLAMOD2016.pdf.

Bastian Kruck, Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Crossing Abstraction Barriers when Debugging in Dynamic Languages”. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Applied Computing, 1498–1504. SAC’17. ACM, 2017. doi:10.1145/3019612.3019734public/uni/KruckSAC2017.pdf.

Stefan Lehmann, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Connecting Object Constraints with Context-Oriented Programming: Scoping Constraints with Layers and Activating Layers with Constraints”. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Context-Oriented Programming, 1–6. COP’15. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2786545.2786549public/uni/LehmannCOP2015.pdf.

Stefan Lehmann, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, Patrick Rein, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Reactive Object Queries”. In Constrained and Reactive Objects Workshop (CROW), 23–28. MODULARITY Companion 2016. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2892664.2892665public/uni/LehmannCROW2016.pdf.

Jens Lincke, Patrick Rein, Stefan Ramson, Robert Hirschfeld, Marcel Taeumel, and Tim Felgentreff. “Designing a Live Development Experience for Web-Components”. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGPLAN International Workshop on Programming Experience, Px/17.2, Vancouver, Bc, Canada, October 23-27, 2017, 28–35, 2017https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3167109.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “GraalSqueak: A Fast Smalltalk Bytecode Interpreter Written in an AST Interpreter Framework”. In Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems, Icooolps@ECOOP 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 16-21, 2018, edited by Tim Felgentreff and Olivier Zendra, 30–35. ACM, 2018. doi:10.1145/3242947.3242948https://doi.org/10.1145/3242947.3242948.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “GraalSqueak: Toward a Smalltalk-Based Tooling Platform for Polyglot Programming”. In Proceedings of the 16th Acm Sigplan International Conference on Managed Programming Languages and Runtimes, 14–26. MPLR 2019. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2019. doi:10.1145/3357390.3361024http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3357390.3361024.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. Squimera: A Live, Smalltalk-Based Ide for Dynamic Programming Languages. Vol. Tech. rep. 120. Universitätsverlag Potsdam, 2018.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Towards Polyglot Adapters for the Graalvm”. In Proceedings of the Conference Companion of the 3rd International Conference on Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, 1–3, 2019.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Efficient Implementation of Smalltalk Activation Records in Language Implementation Frameworks”. In Proceedings of the Conference Companion of the 3rd International Conference on Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, 6:1–6:3. Programming ’19. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2019. doi:10.1145/3328433.3328440http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3328433.3328440.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Squeak Makes a Good Python Debugger”. In Programming Experience 2017 (Px/17) Workshop. ACM, 2017public/uni/NiephausPX2017.pdf.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Robert Hirschfeld, and Marcel Taeumel. “Live Multi-Language Development and Runtime Environments”. CoRR abs/1803.10200 (2018)http://arxiv.org/abs/1803.10200.

Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Robert Hirschfeld, and Marcel Taeumel. “Live Multi-Language Development and Runtime Environments”. Programming Journal 2, no. 3 (2018): 8. doi:10.22152/programming-journal.org/2018/2/8https://doi.org/10.22152/programming-journal.org/2018/2/8.

Fabio Niephaus, Dale Henrichs, Marcel Taeumel, Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “SmalltalkCI: A Continuous Integration Framework for Smalltalk Projects”. In Proceedings of the 11th Edition of the International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies, 1–9. IWST’16. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2991041.2991044public/uni/NiephausIWST2016.pdf.

Fabio Niephaus, Matthias Springer, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Call-Target-Specific Method Arguments”. In Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Implementation, Compilation, Optimization of Object-Oriented Languages, Programs and Systems, 5:1–5:4. ICOOOLPS’15. ACM, 2015. doi:10.1145/2843915.2843919public/uni/NiephausICOOOLPS2015.pdf.

Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Optimizing Sideways Composition: Fast Context-Oriented Programming in Contextpypy”. In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Context-Oriented Programming, 13–20. COP’16. ACM, 2016. doi:10.1145/2951965.2951967public/uni/PapeCOP2016.pdf.

Tobias Pape, Tim Felgentreff, Fabio Niephaus, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Let Them Fail: Towards Vm Built-in Behavior That Falls Back to the Program”. In Proceedings of the Conference Companion of the 3rd International Conference on Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, 35:1–35:7. Programming ’19. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2019. doi:10.1145/3328433.3338056http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3328433.3338056.

Michael Perscheid, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Follow the Path: Debugging State Anomalies Along Execution Histories”. In Software Maintenance, Reengineering and Reverse Engineering (Csmr-Wcre), 2014 Software Evolution Week - Ieee Conference on, 124–33. IEEE, 2014. doi:10.1109/CSMR-WCRE.2014.6747162public/uni/PerscheidWCRE2014.pdf.

Patrick Rein, Stefan Ramson, Jens Lincke, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Group-Based Behavior Adaptation Mechanisms in Object-Oriented Systems”. IEEE Software 34, no. 6 (2017): 78–82. doi:10.1109/MS.2017.4121224https://doi.org/10.1109/MS.2017.4121224.

Alexander Riese, Fabio Niephaus, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “User-Defined Interface Mappings for the Graalvm”. In Conference Companion of the 4th International Conference on Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming, 19–22. <programming> ’20. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 2020. doi:10.1145/3397537.3399577https://doi.org/10.1145/3397537.3399577.

Bastian Steinert, Lauritz Thamsen, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Object Versioning to Support Recovery Needs: Using Proxies to Preserve Previous Development States in Lively”. In Proceedings of the 10th Acm Symposium on Dynamic Languages, 113–24. DLS ’14. ACM, 2014. doi:10.1145/2661088.2661093public/uni/SteinertDLS2014.pdf.

Daniel Stolpe, Tim Felgentreff, Christian Humer, Fabio Niephaus, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Language-Independent Development Environment Support for Dynamic Runtimes”. In Proceedings of the 15th Acm Sigplan International Symposium on Dynamic Languages, 80–90. DLS 2019. New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2019. doi:10.1145/3359619.3359746http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3359619.3359746.

Marcel Taeumel, Tim Felgentreff, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Applying Data-Driven Tool Development to Context-Oriented Languages”. In Proceedings of 6th International Workshop on Context-Oriented Programming, 1–7. COP’14. ACM, 2014. doi:10.1145/2637066.2637067public/uni/TaeumelCOP2014.pdf.

Philipp Tessenow, Tim Felgentreff, Gilad Bracha, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Extending a Dynamic Programming Language and Runtime With Access Control”. Tech. rep. 107. Hasso Plattner Institut, 2016.

Lars Wassermann, Tim Felgentreff, Tobias Pape, Carl Friedrich Bolz, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Tracing Algorithmic Primitives in RSqueak/VM”. Tech. rep. 104. Hasso Plattner Institut, 2016.

Christopher Weyand, Jonas Chromik, Lennard Wolf, Steffen Kötte, Konstantin Haase, Tim Felgentreff, Jens Lincke, and Robert Hirschfeld. “Improving Hosted Continuous Integration Services”. Tech. rep. 108. Hasso Plattner Institut, 2017.