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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).

43:54

Playframework Scala: Democratizing Functional Programming for Web Developers

Posted by Sadek Drobi  on  May 17, 2014 1

Sadek Drobi introduces the Play Framework for developers interested in doing web programming in a functional language.

55:09

Live Coding as Communication

Posted by Sam Aaron  on  May 12, 2014

Sam Aaron explores the idea of using programming languages, especially functional ones, to share ideas with other people, to have conversations, to support artistic practices, etc.

26:18

Between Zero & Hero - Tips & Tricks for the Intermediate-Level Scala Developer

Posted by Age Mooij  on  May 10, 2014

Age Mooij shares some tips&tricks for the Scala developer: type aliases, type and class tag, auto-lifted partial functions, nostacktrace, type classes, context bounds, low priority default implicits.

50:26

Effective Actors

Posted by Jamie Allen  on  May 08, 2014 1

Jamie Allen reviews some of the actor patterns as implemented in Akka and Scala.

41:55

Real World Akka Recipes

Posted by Jamie Allen  on  May 01, 2014 3

Jamie Allen describes three patterns using Akka actors: handling a lack of guaranteed delivery, distributing tasks to worker actors and implementing distributed workers in an Akka cluster.

37:31

Who's Afraid of Object Algebras?

Posted by Tijs van der Storm  on  Apr 27, 2014 3

Tijs van der Storm discusses object algebras as a solution to the expression problem – the inability to extend functional programming languages.

38:45

Dissecting Clojure Reducers

Posted by Renzo Borgatti  on  Apr 14, 2014

Renzo Borgatti discusses implementing parallel solutions with reducers in Clojure, doing live coding that show what functional abstractions are involved and why.

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