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Wavefront — Declarative Programming for the Cloud

Posted by Molham Aref  on  Mar 08, 2014 Posted by Molham Aref Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 08, 2014

Molham Aref introduces LogicBox, a database that unites declarative programming (logic-based specifications) with cloud deployment over large datasets using the Datalog programming language.

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The Next 700 Asynchronous Programming Models

Posted by Philipp Haller  on  Mar 02, 2014 2 Posted by Philipp Haller Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 02, 2014 2

Philipp Haller explains how to make Rx programming more natural and intuitive by generalizing Scala's Async which, so far, has been used to program with non-blocking futures in a familiar direct style

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Onward! — Does Thought Crime Pay?

Posted by Gilad Bracha  on  Mar 02, 2014 Posted by Gilad Bracha Follow 1 Followers  on  Mar 02, 2014

Gilad Bracha ponders how Lisp, Simula, Actors, Beta, Smalltalk and Self give us C++, Java, Javascript, Perl, Python and PHP, speculating what new wonders await programmers down the road.

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PHP, Seriously!

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Feb 26, 2014 2 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Feb 26, 2014 2

Keith Adams examines the strengths that made PHP a dominant language in its niche, highlighting Facebook's attempts at remedying its inconsistencies and misfeatures while maintaining its strengths.

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Dancing with Symmetry to Harness the Power of Complexity: Subjective Programming in Context

Posted by David Ungar  on  Feb 02, 2014 1 Posted by David Ungar Follow 0 Followers , Harold Ossher Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 02, 2014 1

The authors introduce a new language paradigm meant to enhance OOP with multi-dimensional context, providing details on context-based dispatch, and showing a glimpse of their early prototype.

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Civilizing Web Programming with Dart

Posted by Gilad Bracha  on  Feb 02, 2014 Posted by Gilad Bracha Follow 1 Followers  on  Feb 02, 2014

Gilad Bracha presents the motivation behind building Dart, the current state of the Dart platform and where it is heading to.

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The Yin and Yang of Hardware Heterogeneity: Can Software Survive?

Posted by Kathryn S. McKinley  on  Jan 12, 2014 Posted by Kathryn S. McKinley Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 12, 2014

Kathryn S. McKinley discusses research approaches and results that abstract, choose, and exploit hardware heterogeneity providing computational power at low energy consumption levels.

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DevOps Patterns to Scale Web Applications using Cloud Services

Posted by Daniel Cukier  on  Dec 29, 2013 2 Posted by Daniel Cukier Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 29, 2013 2

Daniel Cukier shares insight in using cloud services to scale web applications, dealing with load balancing, session sharing, email, asynchronous processing, logging, monitoring, CD, RUM, etc.

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TypeScript: a Type System for Toolability

Posted by Luke Hoban  on  Dec 22, 2013 Posted by Luke Hoban Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 22, 2013

Luke Hoban introduces TypeScript and its implications for writing web applications and creating supporting tooling.

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R for Big Data

Posted by Indrajit Roy  on  Dec 15, 2013 Posted by Indrajit Roy Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 15, 2013

Indrajit Roy presents HP Labs’ attempts at scaling R to efficiently perform distributed machine learning and graph processing on industrial-scale data sets.

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