Jens Mönig

Registered user since Thu 4 Oct 2018

Name:Jens Mönig

Jens Mönig is a researcher at SAP and makes interactive programming environments. He is fanatical about visual coding blocks. Jens is the architect and lead programmer, together with Brian Harvey, of UC Berkeley’s “Snap! Build Your Own Blocks” programming language, used in the introductory “Beauty and Joy of Computing” curriculum. Previously Jens has worked under Alan Kay on the GP programming language together with John Maloney and Yoshiki Ohshima, helped develop Scratch for the MIT Media Lab and written enterprise software at MioSoft. Jens is a fully qualified lawyer in Germany and has been an attorney, corporate counsel and lecturer for many years before rediscovering his love for programming through Scratch and Squeak. For leisure Jens likes guitar picking and strumming his mandolin.

Affiliation:SAP SE
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Research interests:Computing Education, Programming Languages, CS1


PX/19 Committee Member in Program Committee within the PX/19-track
BLOCKS+ 2018 Author of Rethinking OOP in Snap! within the BLOCKS+-track