Are all programming languages in english?

After some time searching for the best programming language for my projects, I wondered: is there a programming language that does not use any English keyword? Of course, the short answer is no, but where do all the other non-English-based programming languages hide? How did we end up using that idiom for writing code? Let’s explore these questions during this talk!


  • Michele Riva
    Michele Riva

    Michele is a passionate and experienced software architect, Google GDE, and Microsoft MVP from Milan, Italy. He has worked as a software engineer and architect for almost ten years in product and consultancy companies, taking the best from both worlds. In 2022, he has published his first book, “Real-World Next.js,” where he talks about the web framework that changed forever the way we build web applications. He is currently working as a Senior Software Architect in NearForm while contributing to many open-source projects in different languages (TypeScript, Haskell, Golang), writing technical articles, and speaking to many international conferences.


Jul 20 2022


15:15 - 15:45


Room Barcelona II