Jesper Louis Andersen presents a case study of a BitTorrent client written in Haskell based on reusable patterns, drawing conclusions on what is great and not so great in Haskell and comparing it with a similar Erlang client.
Jesper Louis Andersen is a Danish programming language geek who is now heading up the Erlang Solutions Copenhagen office. He is the principal programmer and leader of two open source projects, implementing the BitTorrent Peer-to-peer content distribution protocol in Haskell and Erlang respectively.
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