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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.

29:34

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.

20:06

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.

41:33

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.

39:52

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.

24:53

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.

18:47

Interview with Sven Efftinge on Xtend and Xtext

Posted by Sven Efftinge on  Apr 26, 2013

Sven Efftinge talks with Alex Blewitt at EclipseCon 2013 in Boston about Xtend, a Java-compatible language which, and Xtext, a general DSL and IDE editor framework. Read on to find out more.

30:00

Ben Christensen on Resilience at Netflix with Hystrix, Reactive Programming for the JVM with RxJava

Posted by Ben Christensen on  Apr 25, 2013

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.

15:27

David Nolen on Logic and Constraint Programming, Core.logic, Mozart/Oz

Posted by David Nolen on  Mar 08, 2013

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.

24:50

Sadek Drobi, the Play 2.0 Story and what's new in 2.1

Posted by Sadek Drobi on  Feb 15, 2013

Sadek talks about the origins of Playframework, motivations behind 2.0 rewrite and Scala integration. He explains how important is it to have appropriate architecture and programming model while dealing with Realtime. He then reveals some features of the newly released 2.1 version.

23:54

Jeff Brown on Grails 2 and Groovy

Posted by Jeff Brown on  Feb 11, 2013

Jeff talks about the powerful features that come with Grails 2 and how it can be used as a rapid application development framework. He also compares it with Rails and Django and explains how it can be combined with other components from the Spring portfolio.

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