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01:35:36

Comfortable Concurrency

Posted by Dominic Robinson  on  Oct 23, 2014

Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.

48:31

The Functional Final Frontier

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 04, 2014 1

David Nolen introduces Om, a ClojureScript library that adds a functional layer on top of Facebook React, providing OO abstractions in a MVC environment.

38:15

Understanding Objective-C Inside and Out

Posted by Jeff Kelley  on  Aug 24, 2014

Jeff Kelley discusses Objective-C basics – properties, categories – and more advanced features – linking, ARC, creating classes at runtime, memory management and tagged pointers.

36:30

Clojure Core.Async

Posted by Timothy Baldridge  on  Aug 01, 2014

Timothy Baldridge introduces Clojure’s Core.Async library, presenting the motivation behind the library and examples in Clojure and ClojureScript helpful to decouple subsystems in an application.

41:57

Mapping Etsy's Front-end

Posted by Daniel Espeset  on  Aug 01, 2014

Daniel Espeset talks about how Etsy built an incremental compiler for the JavaScript modules, and used it to see how static assets are compiled, being deployed, and loaded.

30:46

Duetto: C++ as the Platform Language for the Web

Posted by Alessandro Pignotti  on  Jul 24, 2014 1

Alessandro Pignotti introduces Duetto, a C++ compiler that enables developers to write full client-server Web applications in standard C++ and to port existing C++ codebases to the Web.

28:10

Hastily Paving the Way for Diversity

Posted by Anton Ekblad  on  Jul 18, 2014

Anton Ekblad discusses the Haste Haskell-to-JavaScript compiler, how well JavaScript does as a target language, and how JavaScript could play better with FP compilers.

49:59

Practicing at the Cutting Edge

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jul 03, 2014

Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java in contrast with C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of performance limits and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams.

01:18:44

Order Notation in Practice

Posted by Roger Orr  on  Jun 18, 2014 1

Roger Orr solves a problem with different levels of complexity trying to answer what the complexity notation actually means and why it is important in practice.

27:59

JIT Compilation Techniques

Posted by Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert  on  Jun 15, 2014 1

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert introduces adaptive compilation strategies aiming to fulfill the seemingly conflicting goals of producing more optimal machine code while reducing compilation time.

39:10

What Should the Average JS Ninja Know about Upcoming JavaScript and Browser Features?

Posted by Daniel Steigerwald  on  May 25, 2014 1

Daniel Steigerwald introduces some of the new JavaScript language features and tools: transpilers, polyfills, and others.

25:32

Extreme Speedups and GPGPU: A Tale of Two Practical Uses of Reified Trees

Posted by Olivier Chafik  on  May 17, 2014

Olivier Chafik discusses how to make a practical use of reified trees in Scala, with two applications: run-time (re)compilation for extreme speed, and conversion to another language (OpenCL).

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