As a programmer, the primary tool I spend my time using is a
programming language. As a professional programmer, I need to know
the best way to use the tools I have as well as the range of tools and
- Maniagnosis: My blog, featuring posts about programming
languages in general, Java, Scala, Haskell, JRuby, and
- Lambda the Ultimate: The Programming Languages Weblog. News,
references, and discussion of programming language research and
issues. This and the link below are the two that I read almost
daily. (No Slashdot for me, thanks.) Informative discussions,
often by the people doing the research.
- The Daily WTF: Curious Perversions in Information Technology.
Bad examples and discussion. The other site I usually read daily,
for entertainment value.
- PLNews: Programming language news. News, articles, announcements
and information focusing on computer programming languages and their
- Programming Language Theory Texts Online: This is a collection of
programming language theory texts and resources, all of which are
freely available over the Internet. Provided by Frank Atanassow.