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Building Stuff with Shake

Posted by Neil Mitchell  on  Mar 24, 2015

Neil Mitchell introduces the Shake build system. Users of Shake write a Haskell program which makes heavy use of the Shake library, while still allowing the full power of Haskell to be used.

38:19

Exploring Melody Space with Clojure, Overtone, core.async and core.logic

Posted by Thomas Kristensen  on  Mar 24, 2015

Thomas Kristensen describes the overall architecture of Composer, a system for composing musing, showing how to build a system that achieves responsiveness while still being flexible.

48:24

Functional Programming on the Front-end with Facebook React

Posted by Dustin Getz,Daniel Miladinov  on  Mar 21, 2015

Dustin Getz,Daniel Miladinov demonstrate using Facebook React to build a CRUD editor, highlighting React's application of functional programming and immutability to manage complex application state.

56:46

Look, No Mocks! Functional TDD with F#

Posted by Mark Seemann  on  Mar 18, 2015

Mark Seemann uses F# to demonstrate how to use functional design with TDD to remove the need for Mock objects.

34:52

0 – 100 MPH - Launching a New Product at Scale

Posted by Dan Macklin  on  Mar 15, 2015

Dan Macklin explains why bet365 has adopted Erlang as a core development platform and goes through the highs and lows of managing change in one of the world's biggest on-line bookmakers.

51:16

Remote Access Made Easy and Fast with Haskell

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Mar 12, 2015

Simon Marlow explains how to use Haxl to automatically batch and overlap requests for data from multiple data sources.

47:08

SQL Strikes Back! Recent Trends in Data Persistence and Analysis

Posted by Dean Wampler  on  Feb 24, 2015

Dean Wampler takes a look at SQL’s resurgence and specific example technologies, including: NewSQL, Hybrid SQL, SQL abstractions on top of file-based data, SQL as a functional programming language.

50:57

Comparing Elasticity of Reactive Frameworks

Posted by James Ward  on  Feb 16, 2015 3

Elasticity is a key component in reactive systems and James Ward navigates the different characteristics of different implementations of this concept: Akka, Scala, RxJava, and more.

40:34

Building Reactive Services using Functional Programming

Posted by Rachel Reese  on  Feb 15, 2015

Rachel Reese sees reactive services and functional languages as a natural pair, demonstrating how functional concepts such as mailboxes and async workflows can help one craft reactive services.

17:38

Phosphor: Illuminating Dynamic Data Flow in Commodity JVMs

Posted by Jonathan Bell, Gail Kaiser  on  Feb 11, 2015

Jonathan Bell & Gail Kaiser introduce Phosphor, a dynamic taint tracking system for the JVM, describing the approach used to achieve portable taint tracking.

41:12

Let It Crash! The Erlang Approach to Building Reliable Services

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Feb 10, 2015

Brian Troutwine examines how functional programming and other concepts championed by Erlang can yield reactive services with just a change in thinking and a different approach to design.

48:36

Functional Systems @ Twitter

Posted by Marius Eriksen  on  Jan 09, 2015

Marius Eriksen explains Twitter's experiences with functional programming (with Scala) @ Twitter: where functional techniques worked and where not. Also: how the Scala language has scaled with Twitter

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