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Continuations on the Web and in your OS

Posted by Jay McCarthy  on  Apr 24, 2014

Jay McCarthy provides a basic introduction to delimited continuations, their traditional application on the Web, and then shows more advanced techniques using examples from Web interaction, as well as high-performance event-based network servers and concurrent simulation environments.

JavaScript in the Enterprise

Posted by Attila Szegedi  on  Oct 21, 2009

Attila Szegedi discusses the usage of Javascript in the enterprise. Topics covered include the benefits of Javascript, scalability, architectural solutions, continuations, organizational benefits and challenges, hiding functions and fields, JSDoc, differences between Java and Javascript, code quality, modularity, threading, shared objects, precompilation, JS expression language, and web flow.

Project Fortress: Run your whiteboard, in parallel, on the JVM

Posted by David Chase  on  Jan 23, 2009 2

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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