Language Support for Optional Functionality

  title={Language Support for Optional Functionality},
  author={Joy Mukherjee and Srinidhi Varadarajan},
We recommend a programming construct – availability check – for programs that need to automatically adjust to presence or absence of segments of code. The idea is to check the existence of a valid definition before a function call is invoked. The syntax is that of a simple ‘if’ statement. The vision is to enable customization of application functionality… CONTINUE READING