Alan Kay's answer to What was the last breakthrough in computer programming?

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    Refinement types for Scala

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    Strong type constraints for Scala (by Iltotore)

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  • enso

    Hybrid visual and textual functional programming.

    Dataflow languages are going back to the late 70ies.

    But I agree it's an under-explored branch of programming.

    Event-"handlers" are by the way dataflow based in QML. Dataflow shines in GUIs.

    But not only there:

    https://enso.org/

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