Dianne Marsh talks to Charles Humble about hiring an engineer at Netflix, organising an engineering team around speed of execution, the languages and frameworks Netflix uses, and diversity in IT.
José Valim explains the ideas behind Elixir, a new programming language for the Erlang VM. Also: concurrency, handling iteration with Iteratees and other approaches, and much more.
David Nolen explains the power of the Transit format (efficiently serializing values to JSON and MessagePack), Transducers, the power of Facebook's React when bundled with immutable data structures.
Jessica Kerr discusses the differences between coding in Java, Scala and Clojure, the charm of autogenerated test data, and diversity in the IT industry.
Nathan Marz explains the ideas behind the Lambda Architecture and how it combines the strengths of both batch and realtime processing as well as immutability. Also: Storm, Clojure, and much more.
Timothy Baldridge explains the concepts behind Clojure's core.async, the programming model, the macro implementation, using core.async in Clojure and ClojureScript and much more.
Deepak Giridharagopal explains the config management and automation tool Puppet, the concept of Immutable Deployments, and how Puppet DB (written in Clojure) allows to monitor and query systems managed with Puppet. Also: why PuppetDB is written in Clojure.
Ben Christensen explains how Netflix manages to stay online even with millions of users, the Hystrix fault tolerance library, how Netflix discovered reactive programming and why it ported Rx to Java.
David Nolen explains the ideas behind logic and constraint programming, how they're used in his Clojure core.logic library, Prolog, the features in the Oz language and Mozart/Oz, and much more.
Rich Hickey explains the basics of Datomic, its approach to transactions and query, Datalog, CAP, ACID and BASE, and much more.
Rich Hickey explains how immutability enables Datomic's features and facilitates programming (not just in functional languages). Also: Datomic and other NoSQL stores, Clojure Reducers and much more.