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01:27:12

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.

36:27

Haskell in the Newsroom

Posted by Erik Hinton  on  Apr 02, 2014

Erik Hinton discusses the successes and failures of making a cultural shift in the newsroom at NYT to accept Haskell and some of the projects Haskell has been used for.

38:21

How to Teach Your Kid to Code with Hopscotch

Posted by Samantha John  on  Apr 01, 2014

Samantha John explains the design considerations for creating a visual language for children and demoes Hopscotch, presenting techniques and sample projects for teaching kids to code.

01:07:58

The Mess We've Made

Posted by Bodil Stokke  on  Mar 30, 2014

Bodil Stokke attempts to answer why some meritorious technologies fade away while others end up dominating the software landscape, and suggests what can be done to fix that.

44:37

Agile UX: Is Agile from Mars and UX from Venus?

Posted by Carl Myhill, Steve Hayes  on  Mar 27, 2014

Carl Myhill, Steve Hayes highlight the key elements that a UX Design process and an Agile process have in common, providing practical tips on how to make them work together.

52:55

Haskell at Barclays: Exotic Tools for Exotic Trades

Posted by Tim Williams  on  Mar 23, 2014 1

Tim Williams describes one of the world's largest commercial Haskell deployments (Barclays) and shares some experiences and insights gained using Haskell to build domain specific languages.

38:16

Top 10 Performance Gotchas in Scaling In-memory Algorithms

Posted by SriSatish Ambati  on  Mar 20, 2014

SriSatish Ambati shares tips for in-memory algorithms, discussing I/O, S3 resets, muxers, primitive byte arrays, non-blocking structures, and fork/join queues.

36:09

High Availability at Braintree

Posted by Paul Gross  on  Mar 17, 2014

Paul Gross explains how Braintree deals with high availability for their Ruby application.

27:39

The J Programming Language

Posted by Tracy Harms  on  Mar 17, 2014

Tracy Harms introduces the J Language and the patterns of thinking that make it possible.

01:17:30

Plugging the Users in - Extend Your Application with Pluggable Groovy DSL

Posted by Baruch Sadogursky  on  Mar 12, 2014

Baruch Sadogursky discusses creating DSLs which support plugins written both in Groovy or Java, addressing good public API design practices, security, and classpath isolation.

46:29

Summly: An Award Winning Mobile App's Journey to the Cloud with Five-9s Availability on a Shoestring Budget

Posted by Eugene Ciurana  on  Mar 11, 2014

Eugene Ciurana describes the architectural choices, servers configuration, database, and caching systems that enabled Summly to achieve Five-9-Availability with deployments across transcontinental availability zones.

26:22

Qbrt Bytecode: Interface Between Code and Execution

Posted by Matthew Graham  on  Mar 10, 2014

Matthew Graham introduces Qbrt, a bytecode assembly language with built-in primitives for concurrency and inline asynchronous I/O, enabling language designers to focus on the human interface by abstracting the implementation of complex runtime features behind a clean, simple bytecode interface.

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