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28:10

Hastily Paving the Way for Diversity

Posted by Anton Ekblad  on  Jul 18, 2014

Anton Ekblad discusses the Haste Haskell-to-JavaScript compiler, how well JavaScript does as a target language, and how JavaScript could play better with FP compilers.

01:17:28

Scala: The Good Parts

Posted by Jack Singleton  on  Jul 05, 2014

Jack Singleton discusses how to improve code readability and maintainability in Scala, and how to be productive with Options, Immutability, and the Collections library.

52:29

Building a Trading Platform in 6 Weeks in an Organization That Would Really Rather We Didn't

Posted by Lance Walton  on  Jun 22, 2014

Lance Walton shares the experience of a small team building a trading platform in 6 weeks in Scala and Lift while fighting against an opposing organizational culture.

01:10:48

Coding in Style: How to Wield Scala in the Trenches

Posted by Josh Suereth  on  Jun 22, 2014

Josh Suereth discusses Scala: expressions, abstracting behaviors, FP & OOP, Futures & Promises, libraries with implicit classes and value classes, tracking lexical state with implicit values.

52:21

Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Jun 05, 2014 1

Joe Armstrong discusses fault tolerant systems, summarizing the key features of Erlang and showing how they can be used for programming fault-tolerant and scalable systems on multi-core clusters.

45:54

The No-framework Scala Dependency Injection Framework

Posted by Adam Warski  on  May 30, 2014

Adam Warski shows how to replace features of DI containers with plain Scala code using MacWire, and adding interceptors using macros.

19:37

I Want to Believe (not sure yet)

Posted by Marc-Daniel Ortega  on  May 28, 2014

Marc-Daniel Ortega shares code snippets showing how to implement some logic in a functional language inspired by “Functional Programming in Scala”, avoiding the OOP influence.

53:41

Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  May 25, 2014 2

Joe Armstrong discusses how fault tolerance relates to scalability and concurrency, and how Erlang helps build fault-tolerant systems on multi-core clusters.

51:31

Write Your Lisp in Scala

Posted by Stefan Chis  on  May 24, 2014

Stefan Chis demoes building a Lisp dialect in Scala, covering: parsing code, defining data types and functions, evaluating expressions, implementing higher order functions.

54:00

Scalaz 'For the Rest of Us'

Posted by Adam Rosien  on  May 23, 2014

Adam Rosien introduces scalaz, how to use it to make code simpler and type safer, how it compensates for Scala issues, and how it encapsulates DI and data validation.

35:42

Cloud, Distributed, Embedded: Erlang in the Heterogeneous Computing World

Posted by Omer Kilic  on  May 17, 2014

Omer Kilic provides an overview of heterogeneous computing discussing how Erlang can help with the orchestration of different processing platforms, introduces Erlang/ALE + updates on Erlang Embedded.

25:32

Extreme Speedups and GPGPU: A Tale of Two Practical Uses of Reified Trees

Posted by Olivier Chafik  on  May 17, 2014

Olivier Chafik discusses how to make a practical use of reified trees in Scala, with two applications: run-time (re)compilation for extreme speed, and conversion to another language (OpenCL).

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