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David Nolen on Transit, ClojureScript, Transducers, React and Om

Posted by David Nolen on  Nov 21, 2014

David Nolen explains the power of the Transit format (efficiently serializing values to JSON and MessagePack), Transducers, the power of Facebook's React when bundled with immutable data structures.

14:37

Marc Prud'hommeaux on the Swift Language

Posted by Marc Prud'hommeaux on  Nov 11, 2014

Marc Prud'hommeaux talks about his experience using Apple's Swift language, both to write new code and port an existing Objective-C code base. Also: immutable data structures, concurrency, and more.

28:10

Jessica Kerr on Java vs. Scala, Property Based Testing, and Diversity in IT

Posted by Jessica Kerr on  Nov 01, 2014

Jessica Kerr discusses the differences between coding in Java, Scala and Clojure, the charm of autogenerated test data, and diversity in the IT industry.

13:57

Craig Motlin Talks to InfoQ about the Origins and Benefits of GS Collections

Posted by Craig Motlin on  Sep 01, 2014

Craig Motlin, technical lead of the GS Collections project, talks about where GS Collections came from, how it compares with other collections libraries, and what influence it had on Java 8. He describes the different philosophy of GS Collections as compared to other collections libraries, and what benefits open-sourcing the internal library has had

20:18

Gilad Bracha on How to Make Javascript and the Web a Good Compilation Target

Posted by Gilad Bracha on  Aug 27, 2014

Gilad Bracha explains what Javascript needs to become a good compilation target for a wide variety of languages, live programming, FRP, and much more.

15:38

Interview with Adam Ernst on functional approaches for iOS applications

Posted by Adam Ernst on  Aug 16, 2014

Adam Ernst talks about how functional programming and immutable data structures have made Facebook’s iOS app much easier to test and debug. By decoupling the data pipeline from the UI objects, and minimising the wrk on the UI thread, the application has become easier to test and suffers less bugs than when the UI was generated procedurally.

30:00

Yoni Goldberg on Microservices and Scala at Gilt

Posted by Yoni Goldberg on  Aug 02, 2014

Yoni Goldberg explains Gilt's architecture which consists of 350+ microservices, how teams decide the scope of a microservice, API design and management, monitoring, Scala at Gilt and much more.

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Evan Czaplicki on FRP in the Browser with Elm, Time Travelling Debugger

Posted by Evan Czaplicki on  Jun 25, 2014

Evan Czaplicki explains Elm, an FRP language that compiles to JavaScript/HTML/CSS, the different approaches to reactive programming, the Elm time travelling debugger and much more.

27:52

Aviran Mordo on Scaling Wix, Choosing Between MySQL and NoSQL, Scala

Posted by Aviran Mordo on  May 19, 2014

Aviran Mordo explains the service oriented architecture behind web hoster WiX, when to choose MySQL vs NoSQL products, introducing Scala, and much more.

31:20

Nathan Marz on Storm, Immutability in the Lambda Architecture, Clojure

Posted by Nathan Marz on  Apr 06, 2014

Nathan Marz explains the ideas behind the Lambda Architecture and how it combines the strengths of both batch and realtime processing as well as immutability. Also: Storm, Clojure, and much more.

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William Byrd on Logic and Relational Programming, miniKanren

Posted by William Byrd on  Feb 28, 2014

William Byrd explains the ideas behind logic programming languages (like Prolog) and relational programming. Also: miniKanren and core.logic, program synthesis, and much more.

20:06

Timothy Baldridge on Clojure's Core.Async

Posted by Timothy Baldridge on  Feb 20, 2014 1

Timothy Baldridge explains the concepts behind Clojure's core.async, the programming model, the macro implementation, using core.async in Clojure and ClojureScript and much more.

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