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Faith, Evolution, and Programming Languages

Posted by Philip Wadler  on  Aug 06, 2012 2

Philip Wadler discusses second-order quantification, from its inception in the symbolic logic of Frege through to the generic features introduced in Java 5, touching on aspects of faith and evolution.

Yesod Web Framework

Posted by Michael Snoyman  on  Feb 09, 2012

Michael Snoyman presents Yesod, a web framework written in Haskell and containing a web server, templating, ORM, libraries (templating, gravatar, etc.).

Running a Startup on Haskell

Posted by Bryan O'Sullivan  on  Oct 31, 2011 2

Bryan O'Sullivan presents a case study of a small startup that chose Haskell for its server-side code, outlining the advantages and disadvantages of using Haskell to quickly create a solid solution.

Building Solid Distributed Applications with Haskell and Riak

Posted by Bryan O'Sullivan  on  Aug 05, 2011

Bryan O'Sullivan discusses the design considerations and types usage when building distributed systems with Haskell and Riak, starting from a case study of a system using vector clocks.

Panel: The Future of Programming Languages

Posted by Guy Steele, Douglas Crockford, Josh Bloch, Alex Payne, Bruce Tate, and Ted Neward  on  Nov 24, 2010 8

Guy Steele, Douglas Crockford, Josh Bloch, Alex Payne, Bruce Tate, and Ted Neward (moderator) hold a discussion on the future of programming taking questions from the audience.

Functional Approaches To Parallelism and Concurrency

Posted by Don Syme  on  Oct 20, 2010

Don Syme on functional languages features, showing why and when they are useful for parallel programming: simplicity, composability, immutability, lightweight reaction, translations, data parallelism.

Functional Languages 101: What’s All the Fuss About?

Posted by Rebecca Parsons  on  Oct 11, 2010 15

Rebecca Parsons makes an basic introduction to functional languages, explaining how to think in a functional language, why is there renewed interested in them, and some nifty things about them.

Multicore Programming in Haskell

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Jul 14, 2010 5

Simon Marlow explains through code samples what Haskell has to offer for concurrent programming through concurrent data structures and thread-based concurrency, and Haskell’s tools for parallelism.

Haskell and the Arts

Posted by Paul Hudak  on  Jul 06, 2009 1

This presentation explores the use of Haskell as an art mediumm, specifically the question of whether or note the elegance of functional programming is a good match for the aesthetics of art?

Taming Effects with Functional Programming

Posted by Simon Peyton-Jones  on  Mar 09, 2009

Simon Peyton-Jones advertises the need for programming purity achieved especially through use of functional languages and the increased attention given to functional programming.

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