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David Nolen on Transit, ClojureScript, Transducers, React and Om

Posted by David Nolen on  Nov 21, 2014

David Nolen explains the power of the Transit format (efficiently serializing values to JSON and MessagePack), Transducers, the power of Facebook's React when bundled with immutable data structures.

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Marc Prud'hommeaux on the Swift Language

Posted by Marc Prud'hommeaux on  Nov 11, 2014

Marc Prud'hommeaux talks about his experience using Apple's Swift language, both to write new code and port an existing Objective-C code base. Also: immutable data structures, concurrency, and more.

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Dean Wampler on Scalding, NoSQL, Scala, Functional Programming and Big Data

Posted by Dean Wampler on  Dec 16, 2013

Dean Wampler explains Scalding and the other Hadoop support libraries, the return of SQL, how (big) data is the killer application for functional programming, Java 8 vs Scala, and much more.

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Crista Lopes on Constraints and Styles of Programming

Posted by Cristina Videira Lopes on  Dec 05, 2013

Crista Lopes discusses the idea of using constraints to define styles of programming and architecture. Also: large scale static analysis of open source code, Open Simulator and VR, and much more.

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Content Security Policy with Mike West

Posted by Mike West on  Nov 29, 2013 1

The Content Security Policy specification is a mechanism web applications can use to mitigate a broad class of content injection vulnerabilities, such as cross-site scripting (XSS). Content Security Policy is a declarative policy that lets web developers inform the client about the sources from which the application expects to load resources.

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Eva Andreasson on Hadoop, the Hadoop Ecosystem, Impala

Posted by Eva Andreasson on  Nov 11, 2013 1

Eva Andreasson explains the various Hadoop technologies and how they interact, real-time queries with Impala, the Hadoop ecosystem including Hue, Oozie, YARN, and much more.

Erik Meijer on Big Data, Types of Data Stores and Reactive Programming

Posted by Erik Meijer on  Jan 04, 2013 1

Erik Meijer explains the various aspects needed to categorise data stores, how reactive programming fits in with databases, the return to data transformation, denotational semantics, and much more.

Damian Conway on the State of Perl, Perl 6, Writing Parsers and DSLs

Posted by Damian Conway on  Jan 02, 2013

Damian Conway explains where Perl 5.x is used today and why (hint: the CPAN library repository), and what Perl 6 offers: modern OOP, an optional type system, libraries for parallelism and concurrency, and very powerful built-in tools for parsing including extensible grammars.

Erik Meijer discusses programming language design, effects and some web programming problems

Posted by Erik Meijer on  Dec 21, 2012 3

Erik Meijer distinguishes between two kinds of programming languages, pure functional and all the others. He emphasizes some issues regarding mixing higher order programming with effects. Erik then talks about the nature of Javascript, and true problems we need to solve in web programming.

Stefan Tilkov on REST and Hypermedia, ROCA, WebSockets vs. HTTP

Posted by Stefan Tilkov on  Dec 05, 2012

Stefan Tilkov explains the importance of Hypermedia in REST and how to use it, ROCA (Resource oriented client architecture), WebSockets vs polling or server sent events, and much more.

Laurent Sansonetti on Writing Ruby Apps for iOS with RubyMotion

Posted by Laurent Sansonetti on  Nov 27, 2012

Laurent Sansonetti explains using Ruby for iOS development with RubyMotion, how Garbage Collection works in RubyMotion, the library ecosystem, the state of debugging and profiling, and much more.

Brian LeRoux on Mobile Web vs. Native, PhoneGap Build, Firefox OS

Posted by Brian LeRoux on  Nov 19, 2012

Brian LeRoux talks about the PhoneGap Build service, mobile web apps vs native, Facebook's switch to a native iOS app, PhoneGap adoption in emerging markets, Firefox OS, Adobe's web tools and more.

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