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Numeric Programming in Scala with Spire

Posted by Tom Switzer  on  Apr 17, 2013 Posted by Tom Switzer Follow 0 Followers , Erik Osheim Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 17, 2013

Tom Switzer and Erik Osheim introduce Spire, a library for generic numeric programming in Scala, explaining some of its main features and the design decisions behind them.


Getting Physical: Networked Hardware with Node.js

Posted by Ted Hayes  on  Apr 15, 2013 Posted by Ted Hayes Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 15, 2013

Ted Hayes discusses WiFi, XBee and their associated network topologies, and demoes controlling a networked pong game with a physical joystick using Node.js.


Programming by Voice: Becoming a Computer Whisperer

Posted by Tavis Rudd  on  Apr 11, 2013 6 Posted by Tavis Rudd Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 11, 2013 6

Tavis Rudd demoes writing a small system using several languages and deploying it by issuing voice commands without touching the keyboard.


Re-imagining the Browser with AngularJS

Posted by Miško Hevery  on  Apr 11, 2013 Posted by Miško Hevery Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 11, 2013

Miško Hevery demoes using AngularJS to create dynamic web applications using reusable components.


Ozma: Extending Scala with Oz Concurrency

Posted by Sébastien Doeraene  on  Apr 07, 2013 Posted by Sébastien Doeraene Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 07, 2013

Sébastien Doeraene introduces Ozma – Scala extension providing declarative concurrency – with code samples, and explores what it takes to port it to JVM.


Erlang Web Development with Yaws

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  Apr 04, 2013 1 Posted by Steve Vinoski Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 04, 2013 1

Steve Vinoski overviews Yaws with code samples to highlight some of its features. Steve also discusses internals of Yaws, and how powerful Erlang can be for web development and distributed systems.


Functional Design Patterns

Posted by Stuart Sierra  on  Apr 03, 2013 5 Posted by Stuart Sierra Follow 4 Followers  on  Apr 03, 2013 5

Stuart Sierra discusses several design patterns implemented in functional languages, in particular Clojure: State/Event, Consequences, Accumulator, MapReduce, Reduce/Combine, Recursive Expansion, etc.


Designing Fault Tolerant Distributed Applications

Posted by Scott Andreas  on  Mar 29, 2013 2 Posted by Scott Andreas Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 29, 2013 2

Scott Andreas discussing creating fault tolerant distributed applications, and demoes Ordasity, a framework for building self-organizing systems with services.


River Trail – Parallel Programming in JavaScript

Posted by Stephan Herhut  on  Mar 29, 2013 Posted by Stephan Herhut Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 29, 2013

Stephan Herhut introduces Intel's Parallel JavaScript (formerly known as "River Trail"), a new parallel programming API designed for JavaScript.


Cross-Browser Testing with BrowserStack

Posted by Scott González  on  Mar 28, 2013 Posted by Scott González Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 28, 2013

Scott González explains what BrowserStack offers for cross-browser testing, how debugging in BrowserStack works, and how to leverage its API.


Voice Navigated Apps. How Can You Start Using It?

Posted by Robert van Loghem  on  Mar 19, 2013 Posted by Robert van Loghem Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 19, 2013

Robert van Loghem shares the challenges, design considerations, frameworks used and lessons learned while building a mobile application including voice recognition.


The Higher Order Rubyist

Posted by Robert Pitts  on  Mar 18, 2013 Posted by Robert Pitts Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 18, 2013

Robert Pitts presents tools and techniques for using Ruby in an Object-Functional style, along with the pros and cons of such an approach.