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Everything I Have Learned I Have Learned From Someone Else

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 01, 2013 1

David Nolen keynotes on how developers learn as seen in a number of diverse examples drawn from objected oriented user interface programming to constraint logic programming.

45:46

Living in a Post-Functional World

Posted by Daniel Spiewak  on  Sep 23, 2013 1

Daniel Spiewak discusses how modern languages such as Scala, Clojure, and Haskell have moved beyond the simple lambda calculus paradigm, being better suited for large application architectures.

27:15

Protocols, Functors and Type Classes

Posted by Creighton Kirkendall  on  Sep 16, 2013 5

Creighton Kirkendall discusses how polymorphism is implemented in Clojure, Ocaml, Haskell and Scala.

40:03

The Joy of Flying Robots with Clojure

Posted by Carin Meier  on  Sep 11, 2013

Carin Meier shares from her experience doing functional programming in Clojure for flying robots.

50:44

Programming for the Expression of Ideas

Posted by Gerald Sussman  on  Sep 03, 2013

Gerald Sussman explains how programming can help understand Analytical Mechanics and Differential Geometry, and make some concepts of General Relativity come alive. Indeed, a well-crafted program is an expression of an idea, and it may be a work of art.

37:54

Functional Composition

Posted by Chris Ford  on  Aug 27, 2013

Chris Ford shows how to make music starting with the basic building block of sound, the sine wave, and gradually accumulating abstractions culminating in a canon by Johann Sebastian Bach.

40:06

Functional Async Without the Pain

Posted by Jim Powers  on  Aug 20, 2013

Jim Powers presents ways to use functional programming techniques and the new Async framework for Scala to regain compositionality while retaining the power of the model.

40:19

Functional Reactive Programming in the Netflix API

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Aug 13, 2013 1

Ben Christensen explains how Netflix optimizes server’s interaction with more than 800 client devices by creating customized concurrent service endpoints with RxJava and Hystrix.

01:10:21

Systems that Run Forever Self-heal and Scale

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Aug 06, 2013

Joe Armstrong outlines the architectural principles needed for building scalable fault-tolerant systems built from small isolated parallel components which communicate though well-defined protocols.

46:43

Copious Data, the "Killer App" for Functional Programming

Posted by Dean Wampler  on  Aug 03, 2013 2

Dean Wampler supports using Functional Programming and its core operations to process large amounts of data, explaining why Java’s dominance in Hadoop is harming Big Data’s progress.

41:57

Enabling Microservice Architectures with Scala

Posted by Kevin Scaldeferri  on  Jul 22, 2013

Kevin Scaldeferri reports on using Scala for an SBT plug-in, for unit and functional testing, type-safe shared configuration using Zookeeper, and live inventory with WebSocket and Akka Actors.

40:33

Data, Visibility, and Abstraction

Posted by Stuart Sierra  on  Jul 15, 2013 1

Stuart Sierra introduces some general guidelines for designing systems which make their data and abstractions more transparent to developers, using code examples in Clojure.

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