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Reactive APIs in Spray, Akka and Scala

Posted by Jan Machacek  on  Nov 23, 2014

Jan Machacek demos creating and using reactive APIs in Scala with Spray and Akka.

57:09

Functional Principles for Object-Oriented Developers

Posted by Jessica Kerr  on  Nov 09, 2014

Jessica Kerr explains through Java and C# code samples six principles of the functional programming style.

35:55

The Functional Programming Concepts in Facebook's Mobile Apps

Posted by Adam Ernst  on  Nov 08, 2014

Adam Ernst shows how his team at Facebook encountered spiraling complexities and declining reliability and decided to make the shift to functional, in the data model and the view layer of News Feed.

46:17

Sweet Elixir! A Gentle Introduction to Erlang’s Cute Younger Brother Elixir

Posted by Ryan Cromwell  on  Oct 12, 2014

Ryan Cromwell introduces Elixir, a , functional distributed meta programming language inspired by Ruby and compiling to Erlang VM, covering pattern matching, pipelines and tail-call recursion.

01:07:13

Retro Gaming with Lambdas

Posted by Stephen Chin  on  Oct 09, 2014

Stephen Chin shows how to use lambda in Java to create a video game with JavaFX. Other features covered are: enhanced collections, functional interfaces, simplified event handlers, and the stream API.

48:31

The Functional Final Frontier

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 04, 2014 1

David Nolen introduces Om, a ClojureScript library that adds a functional layer on top of Facebook React, providing OO abstractions in a MVC environment.

56:56

Teach Your Eye to Eat (Clojure)

Posted by Mario Aquino  on  Oct 02, 2014 1

Mario Aquino discusses the structure and organization of Clojure's Lisp syntax as well as special forms in the language for declaring data structures.

43:10

Erlang Patterns Matching Business Needs

Posted by Torben Hoffmann  on  Sep 07, 2014

Torben Hoffmann shares a number of patterns from Erlang systems, modeled through Object-Process Methodology, discussing their impact on business needs.

49:17

That's 'Billion' with a 'B': Scaling to the Next Level at WhatsApp

Posted by Rick Reed  on  Sep 06, 2014

Rick Reed shares scalability and reliability insights, techniques, and hacks used and learned developing WhatsApp on an Erlang/FreeBSD infrastructure.

52:40

Caml Trading - Experiences with OCaml on Wall Street

Posted by Yaron Minsky  on  Sep 06, 2014

Jane Street runs a large trading business on software written almost entirely in OCaml, a statically typed functional language. Yaron Minsky shows the reasons for choosing Ocaml and how it worked out.

45:34

Erjang - With the JVM Under the Hood

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kresten Krab Thorup introduces Erjang, an Erlang VM based on the JVM, disclosing some of its internal workings and challenges building it.

51:18

A Day in the Life of a Functional Data Scientist

Posted by Richard Minerich  on  Aug 17, 2014

Richard Minerich explains how ideas and tools from functional programming can save time, prevent subtle mistakes in data science, and how he incorporates them into his everyday workflow.

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