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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.


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.


Scalable Big Data Stream Processing with Storm and Groovy

Posted by Eugene Dvorkin  on  Jan 18, 2015

Eugene Dvorkin provides an introduction to Storm framework, explains how to build real-time applications on top of Storm with Groovy, how to process data from Twitter in real-time, etc.


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


Not Just Code Monkeys

Posted by Martin Fowler  on  Dec 12, 2014

Martin Fowler keynotes on the importance of building a healthy social environment where software development can thrive. Part 1 of this presentation:


TSAR: How to Count Tens of Billions of Daily Events in Real Time Using Open Source Technologies

Posted by Gabriel Gonzalez  on  Nov 22, 2014 1

Gabriel Gonzalez introduces TSAR (TimeSeries AggregatoR), a service for real-time event aggregation designed to deal with tens of billions of events per day at Twitter.


UI: The Functional Final Frontier

Posted by David Nolen  on  Nov 21, 2014

David Nolen introduces Om, a ClojureScript library providing a functional layer on top of Facebook React for building MVC UIs.


The Functional Programming Concepts in Facebook's Mobile Apps

Posted by Adam Ernst  on  Nov 08, 2014

Adam Ernst shows how his team at Facebook encountered spiraling complexities and declining reliability and decided to make the shift to functional, in the data model and the view layer of News Feed.


The Functional Final Frontier

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 04, 2014 1

David Nolen introduces Om, a ClojureScript library that adds a functional layer on top of Facebook React, providing OO abstractions in a MVC environment.


Employing Data Science to Enhance the Facebook Experience

Posted by Justin Moore  on  Sep 14, 2014

Justin Moore shares how Facebook's own advances in Data Science have solved intricate location technology problems and how these lessons can be applied to other verticals to achieve similar gains.


How Facebook Scales Big Data Systems

Posted by Jeff Johnson  on  Aug 10, 2014 1

Jeff Johnson introduces Apollo, a hierarchical NoSQL data system meant to deal with Facebook's distributed storage needs.


Real-Time Systems at Twitter

Posted by Brian Degenhardt  on  Aug 01, 2014

Brian Degenhardt discusses lessons that Twitter learned managing a high rate of change and complexity, and how those can be applied anywhere.

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