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Ozma: Extending Scala with Oz Concurrency

Posted by Sébastien Doeraene  on  Apr 07, 2013

Sébastien Doeraene introduces Ozma – Scala extension providing declarative concurrency – with code samples, and explores what it takes to port it to JVM.

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Introduction to Concurrent Haskell

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Mar 11, 2013

Simon Marlow introduces some of the main features of Concurrent Haskell: forking threads, MVars, asynchronous I/O, simple inter-thread protocols.

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Concurrency in iOS

Posted by Jeff Kelley  on  Feb 01, 2013

Jeff Kelley introduces the Grand Central Dispatch framework for writing concurrent applications for iOS.

Go: Code that Grows with Grace

Posted by Andrew Gerrand  on  Dec 11, 2012

Andrew Gerrand introduces Go, demoing some of its main features through examples: a concurrent echo server, chat, channels, error handling, etc.

Fine Grained Coordinated Parallelism in a Real World Application

Posted by Mohammad Rezaei  on  Nov 29, 2012 1

Mohammad Rezaei discusses fine-grained parallelism along with an algorithm called Aggregation and a concurrent map built to help dealing with it.

GPUs in Finance

Posted by Andrew Sheppard  on  Nov 21, 2012

Andrew Sheppard overviews the driving forces behind GPU’s adoption by the financial industry, and explains the use of the Monte Carlo technique on GPUs.

Futures and Promises: Lessons in Concurrency Learned at Tumblr

Posted by Blake Matheny  on  Nov 14, 2012

Blake Matheny discusses the current status of Tumblr, its evolution and lessons learned along the way, 3 types of concurrency -Macro, Mecro and Micro-, and Motherboy –a dashboard system-.

Embracing Concurrency at Scale

Posted by Justin Sheehy  on  Nov 02, 2012

Justin Sheehy discusses designing reliable distributed systems that can scale in order to deal with concurrency problems and the tradeoffs required by such systems.

Concurrency in Android

Posted by G. Blake Meike  on  Oct 26, 2012 2

G. Blake Meike discusses concurrency in Android, focusing on AsyncTask – what can be done with it, what problems using it and how to circumvent them.

Functional Architecture

Posted by Phil Trelford  on  Aug 29, 2012

Phil Trelford suggests domains, such as modeling, DSLs, concurrency, for which functional programming is well-suited, and areas for which an OO or a mixed approach has better results.

Erlang, the Language from the Future?

Posted by Damien Katz  on  Aug 28, 2012 5

Damien Katz explains the benefits and drawbacks of using Erlang, why this language is from the future and why Couchbase has migrated some of the CouchDB’s initial Erlang code to C/C++.

Erlang's Open Telecom Platform (OTP) Framework

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  Aug 24, 2012 1

Steve Vinoski introduces Erlang’s OTP Frmework, outlining some of its main features, including several behaviors – implementations of common patterns useful for concurrent fault-tolerant applications.

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