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Parallel-lazy Performance: Java 8 vs Scala vs GS Collections

Posted by Craig Motlin  on  Jul 24, 2014

Sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Java 8 has Streams, Scala has parallel collections, and GS Collections has ParallelIterables. Since we use parallelism to achieve better performance, it's interesting to ask: how well do they perform? We'll look at how these three APIs work with a critical eye toward performance. We'll also look at common performance pitfalls.

46:59

What Every Hipster Should Know About Functional Reactive Programming

Posted by Bodil Stokke  on  Jul 20, 2014 5

Bodil Stokke demos building a complete video game from nothing in the span of a conference talk using functional reactive programming.

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 describes the foundations of fault tolerant computation and the basic properties a system should have in order to be able to function in an adequate manner despite the occurrence of hardware and software errors, 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.

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