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David Nolen on Transit, ClojureScript, Transducers, React and Om

Posted by David Nolen on  Nov 21, 2014

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.

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Jessica Kerr on Java vs. Scala, Property Based Testing, and Diversity in IT

Posted by Jessica Kerr on  Nov 01, 2014

Jessica Kerr discusses the differences between coding in Java, Scala and Clojure, the charm of autogenerated test data, and diversity in the IT industry.

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Craig Motlin Talks to InfoQ about the Origins and Benefits of GS Collections

Posted by Craig Motlin on  Sep 01, 2014

Craig Motlin, technical lead of the GS Collections project, talks about where GS Collections came from, how it compares with other collections libraries, and what influence it had on Java 8. He describes the different philosophy of GS Collections as compared to other collections libraries, and what benefits open-sourcing the internal library has had

30:00

Yoni Goldberg on Microservices and Scala at Gilt

Posted by Yoni Goldberg on  Aug 02, 2014

Yoni Goldberg explains Gilt's architecture which consists of 350+ microservices, how teams decide the scope of a microservice, API design and management, monitoring, Scala at Gilt and much more.

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Aviran Mordo on Scaling Wix, Choosing Between MySQL and NoSQL, Scala

Posted by Aviran Mordo on  May 19, 2014

Aviran Mordo explains the service oriented architecture behind web hoster WiX, when to choose MySQL vs NoSQL products, introducing Scala, and much more.

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Nathan Marz on Storm, Immutability in the Lambda Architecture, Clojure

Posted by Nathan Marz on  Apr 06, 2014

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.

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Trisha Gee on MongoDB, Java 8, and What Excites Her About Writing Software

Posted by Trisha Gee on  Apr 05, 2014

In this interview, recorded at QCon London 2014, Trisha Gee talks to Charles Humble about MongoDB, her work on the Java driver, her development set-up, what she’s interested in in Java 8, and what excites her about writing software.

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Timothy Baldridge on Clojure's Core.Async

Posted by Timothy Baldridge on  Feb 20, 2014 1

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.

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Deepak Giridharagopal on Puppet, Immutable Deployments, Analyzing Systems with PuppetDB

Posted by Deepak Giridharagopal on  Feb 06, 2014

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.

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Jessica Kerr on Scala, scalaz, scalaz-stream, Testing with ScalaCheck

Posted by Jessica Kerr on  Jan 24, 2014

Jessica Kerr explains the reasons to use Scala (best of FP and OOP worlds), scalaz, I/O and async programming with scalaz-stream, property-based testing with ScalaCheck, and much more.

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Dean Wampler on Scalding, NoSQL, Scala, Functional Programming and Big Data

Posted by Dean Wampler on  Dec 16, 2013

Dean Wampler explains Scalding and the other Hadoop support libraries, the return of SQL, how (big) data is the killer application for functional programming, Java 8 vs Scala, and much more.

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Sadek Drobi on Functional Programming and the Web, Fixing CMS with prismic.io

Posted by Sadek Drobi on  Oct 16, 2013

Sadek Drobi explains the benefits of functional programming for the web. Also: improving CMS by separating content from representation and how prismic.io implements ideas from functional DBs and Git.

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