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Dr. Wendell Piez Visits Campus

by Kaylee Hauck

Dr.Wendell Piez, a designer and builder of electronic publishing systems, will be visiting campus on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 11:30 a.m. Piez will be giving a talk on the craft of XML, a program used for coding. The program is a Village Event and will be held in Ferguson Theater.

Dr.Piez is most known for creating LMNL, a code that deals with overlapping hierarchies in XML, or Extensible Markup Language. He views coding as more as a craft, like something you’re making with your hands.

Dr. Wendell Piez is most known for creating the LMNL code.

Dr. Wendell Piez is most known for creating the LMNL code.

“He’s like the Yoda of coding,” said Professor Beshero-Bondar, Associate Professor of English at Pitt-Greensburg, who’s also a part of the Digital Humanities program.

Piez will also be giving talks on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 10:30 in Cassel Hall 210, during the Digital Humanities class. He will also have another talk on Feb. 18 from 2:30-3:45 in Powers Hall 220 during the Literature Capstone class. Piez will talk about the overlap in literature, using Frankenstein as an example.

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