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Leading an API Community

Posted by Keran McKenzie  on  Sep 09, 2015

Keran McKenzie takes a look at internationally successful developer programs looking at what developers love and hate, to show how to create, deliver and maintain an API community.


LDB: 10x Performance Increase after Rewriting Linked-in C Module in Pure Erlang

Posted by Daniel Pezely  on  Sep 05, 2015

Daniel Pezely discusses the 10 fold performance increase of a Lisp and C system after rewriting it in Erlang, outlining where issues existed before and the design and implementation of the new system.


Atomic Counters or a Lesson on Performance and Hardware Concurrency

Posted by Detlef Vollmann  on  Aug 29, 2015

Detlef Vollmann explores the performance and scalability issues of atomic and possible solutions to overcome them.


Developing Functional Domain Models with Event Sourcing

Posted by Chris Richardson  on  Aug 19, 2015

Chris Richardson describes how to implement business logic using a domain model that is based on event sourcing. He compares and contrasts a hybrid OO/FP design with a purely functional approach.


Distributed Eventually Consistent Computations

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  on  Aug 15, 2015

Christopher Meiklejohn looks at applying two techniques together, deterministic data flow programming and conflict-free replicated data types, to create highly available and fault-tolerant systems.


Reactive Android

Posted by Benjamin Augustin  on  Aug 02, 2015

Benjamin Augustin takes the practical approach of a complex API to explain how RxJava and Functional Reactive Programming (FRP) can be used on every project to make one's life easier.


Five Techniques to Improve How You Debug Servers

Posted by Tal Weiss  on  Jul 18, 2015

Tal Weiss explores five crucial Java techniques for distributed debugging and some of the pitfalls that make bug resolution much harder, and can even lead to downtime.


Typesafe Scala, Typelevel Scala – What’s Going On, Anyway?

Posted by Jamie Allen, Erik Osheim, Brendan McAdams, Michael Pilquist, Brian Clapper  on  Jul 12, 2015

The panelists discuss the Scala compiler fork ( Is this a positive and natural outgrowth of a growing language or will this development cause irreparable rifts in the Scala community?


Protocols - The Glue for Applications

Posted by Torben Hoffmann  on  Jun 28, 2015

Torben Hoffmann talks about how to design systems with asynchronous message passing between processes that do not share any memory.


Building Functional Infrastructure with Mirage OS

Posted by Anil Madhavapeddy  on  Jun 20, 2015 1

Anil Madhavapeddy explains how the OCaml module system enables the construction of a large scale OS software, and also the resulting portability benefits.


Microservice Challenges

Posted by Fred George  on  May 28, 2015 2

Fred George discusses two challenges developing microservices: the asynchronous messaging bus and using functional programming which may be at odds with this approach.


Refactoring to Functional

Posted by Hadi Hariri  on  May 24, 2015

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.

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