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Mathias Brandewinder on F# for Data Science

Interview with Mathias Brandewinder on  Mar 02, 2015

Mathias Brandewinder explains why F# is well suited for data science: the REPL, type providers for seamless data access, functional programming concepts and much more.

16:45

Yan Cui on Graph Databases for Modeling Game Economies, Actors and DSLs with F#

Interview with Yan Cui on  Feb 21, 2015

Yan Cui talks about the advantages of using F# to build DSLs and using the actor model. Also: why and how to use graph databases to model (game) economies.

10:44

Natalia Chechina on Scaling Distributed Erlang with SD Erlang

Interview with Natalia Chechina on  Feb 13, 2015

Natalia Chechina explains the challenges of scaling distributed Erlang beyond a certain number of systems and how SD Erlang helps to overcome those problems.

11:43

Dianne Marsh on Language and Frameworks Used at Netflix, the Manager's Role, and Diversity in IT

Interview with Dianne Marsh on  Feb 02, 2015

Dianne Marsh talks to Charles Humble about hiring an engineer at Netflix, organising an engineering team around speed of execution, the languages and frameworks Netflix uses, and diversity in IT.

15:58

Andrea Magnorsky on F#, Property Based Testing With FsCheck

Interview with Andrea Magnorsky on  Jan 19, 2015

Andrea Magnorsky talks about her experience with adopting F# for .NET game development, where F# fits, property based testing with FsCheck, and much more.

35:12

José Valim on the Elixir Language, Concurrency, Iteration

Interview with José Valim on  Nov 30, 2014

José Valim explains the ideas behind Elixir, a new programming language for the Erlang VM. Also: concurrency, handling iteration with Iteratees and other approaches, and much more.

24:16

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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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

Interview with 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.

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