Philip Wadler on Functional Programming
May 03, 2012
Philip Wadler talks about the role of functional programming and some of the reasons for its slow rise in the past and its influence today. Also: lambda calculus, monads, continuations and much more.
QCon Panel: What will the Future of Java Development Be?
Chet Haase, Charles Nutter, Rod Johnson, Joshua Bloch, Erik Meijer
Feb 20, 2008
In this panel discussion from QCon San Francisco, several influential leaders of the software development community discussed and debated the future of the Java language and APIs based upon the lessons we have learned from the past. Topics included static versus dynamic languages, removing code from Java, forking the JVM, and the next big programming language.
Oct 21, 2009
Project Fortress: Run your whiteboard, in parallel, on the JVM
Jan 23, 2009
In this presentation from the JVM Languages Summit 2008, David Chase discusses Fortress, a Fortran-based highly parallel programming language. Topics covered include the origins of Fortress, mathematical syntax, the challenges of running on the JVM, parsing, work stealing, transactions, continuations, problems with blocking, the type system, type mapping, multiple dispatch and profiling.
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