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SOLID: The Next Step Is Functional

Posted by Anil Wadghule  on  Apr 16, 2015 3

Anil Wadghule explains why applying SOLID OO design principles to their extreme leads to Functional Programming.


Thinking in a Highly Concurrent, Mostly-functional Language

Posted by Francesco Cesarini  on  Apr 08, 2015

Francesco Cesarini illustrates how the Erlang way of thinking about problems leads to scalable and fault-tolerant designs, describing 3 ways of clustering Erlang nodes within the server side domain.


Down the Clojure Rabbit Hole

Posted by Christophe Grand  on  Apr 02, 2015

Christophe Grand tells Clojure stories full of immutability, data over behavior, relational programming, declarativity, incrementalism, parallelism, collapsing abstractions, local state and more.


Building Stuff with Shake

Posted by Neil Mitchell  on  Mar 24, 2015

Neil Mitchell introduces the Shake build system. Users of Shake write a Haskell program which makes heavy use of the Shake library, while still allowing the full power of Haskell to be used.


Exploring Melody Space with Clojure, Overtone, core.async and core.logic

Posted by Thomas Kristensen  on  Mar 24, 2015

Thomas Kristensen describes the overall architecture of Composer, a system for composing musing, showing how to build a system that achieves responsiveness while still being flexible.


Remote Access Made Easy and Fast with Haskell

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Mar 12, 2015

Simon Marlow explains how to use Haxl to automatically batch and overlap requests for data from multiple data sources.


Exploring a Legacy Clojure Codebase

Posted by Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen  on  Apr 18, 2014 1

Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen discuss the challenges dealing with large Clojure legacy code at uSwitch.


How Requirements from the Old World Make Erlang Fit into the New World

Posted by Robert Virding  on  Apr 05, 2014

Robert Virding describes how Erlang was developed to solve the concurrency and reliability requirements of telecommunications, dealing with challenges that are similar with those of cloud computing.


A Practical Theory of Language-integrated Query

Posted by Philip Wadler  on  Mar 30, 2014 1

Philip Wadler presents a practical theory of language-integrated query based on quotation and normalization of quoted terms and a theorem guaranteeing that a host query generates a single SQL query.


Programming, Only Better

Posted by Bodil Stokke  on  Mar 19, 2014 4

Bodil Stokke keynotes on the FP languages for writing bug free, fault tolerant code that help building simple, concurrent and reusable software.


Excel Coding Errors Are Destroying World Economies and F# (with Tsunami) Is Here to Stop Them!

Posted by Matthew Moloney  on  Mar 05, 2014

Matthew Moloney discusses using F# and .NET inside Excel, demonstrating doing big data, cloud computing, using GPGPU and compiling F# Excel UDFs.


Introduction to Concurrent Haskell

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Mar 11, 2013

Simon Marlow introduces some of the main features of Concurrent Haskell: forking threads, MVars, asynchronous I/O, simple inter-thread protocols.

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