The panelists discuss the Scala compiler fork (typelevel.org): Is this a positive and natural outgrowth of a growing language or will this development cause irreparable rifts in the Scala community?
Torben Hoffmann talks about how to design systems with asynchronous message passing between processes that do not share any memory.
Anil Madhavapeddy explains how the OCaml module system enables the construction of a large scale OS software, and also the resulting portability benefits.
Fred George discusses two challenges developing microservices: the asynchronous messaging bus and using functional programming which may be at odds with this approach.
Hadi Hariri takes a look at code usually written when developing business applications and how to refactor this using functional paradigms, and more importantly, see if these provides any value.
Peter Pilgrim presents the experience of adopting Scala in the digital enterprise. He provides technical and development advice to agile teams new to implementing Scala.
Scott Wlaschin overviews and demonstrates a number of design patterns for functional programming.
Chris Richardson discusses an event-driven microservice architecture, it’s benefits and drawbacks and how Spring Boot can help, implementing business logic using domain models written in Scala.
Sean Owen introduces Spark, Scala and random decision forests, and demonstrates the process of analyzing a real-world data set with them.
Debasish Ghosh demonstrates how DDD principles can be implemented more effectively using functional programming principles, building a ubiquitous language with pure functional abstractions.
Anil Wadghule explains why applying SOLID OO design principles to their extreme leads to Functional Programming.
Francesco Cesarini illustrates how the Erlang way of thinking about problems leads to scalable and fault-tolerant designs, describing 3 ways of clustering Erlang nodes within the server side domain.