The Essence of Form Abstraction
Programming Languages and Systems
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Abstraction is the cornerstone of high-level programming; HTML forms are the principal medium of web interaction. However, most web programming environments do not support abstraction of form components, leading to a lack of compositionality. Using a semantics based on idioms, we show how to support compositional form construction and give a convenient syntax. Supported by EPSRC grant number EP/D046769/1.