Jamie Allen reviews some of the actor patterns as implemented in Akka and Scala.
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.
Tijs van der Storm discusses object algebras as a solution to the expression problem – the inability to extend functional programming languages.
Renzo Borgatti discusses implementing parallel solutions with reducers in Clojure, doing live coding that show what functional abstractions are involved and why.
Robert Virding describes how Erlang was developed to solve the concurrency and reliability requirements of telecommunications, dealing with challenges that are similar with those of cloud computing.
Torben Hoffmann discusses doing parallel programming with the Intensional Computing Engine (ICE) on top of the Erlang VM.
Erik Hinton discusses the successes and failures of making a cultural shift in the newsroom at NYT to accept Haskell and some of the projects Haskell has been used for.
Tim Williams describes one of the world's largest commercial Haskell deployments (Barclays) and shares some experiences and insights gained using Haskell to build domain specific languages.
Bodil Stokke keynotes on the FP languages for writing bug free, fault tolerant code that help building simple, concurrent and reusable software.
Andrew Crump shows how to deploy and scale applications written in a variety of languages (including Clojure and Erlang) to Cloud Foundry.
Jordan DeLong overviews the past, current and near future "good parts" of C++'s functional side through the colored lens of his biases.
Jafar Husain, Matthew Podwysocki teach developers to think about events as collections, demonstrating some basic collection operations to express complex asynchronous programs as simple expressions.