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Scala, ECS, and Docker: Delayed Execution @Coursera

Posted by Brennan Saeta  on  Jun 05, 2016

Brennan Saeta talks about aspects of Coursera’s architecture that enable them to rapidly build sophisticated features for their learning platform, the use of containers and security-related issues.

45:06

An Erlang-Based Philosophy for Service Reliability

Posted by Jamshid Mahdavi  on  Jun 03, 2016 2

Jamshid Mahdavi explains how WhatsApp has developed their server components, the deployment processes, and how they monitor, alert, and repair the inevitable failures in a billion-users service.

38:01

Compositional I/O Stream in Scala

Posted by Runar Bjarnason  on  May 17, 2016

Runar Bjarnason presents how to get started with the Scalaz-Stream library, shows some examples, and how we can combine functional streams into large distributed systems.

44:55

Types Working for You, Not against You

Posted by Richard Dallaway  on  May 15, 2016

Richard Dallaway shows an example of what Scala looks like when using pattern matching over classes, how to encode an idea into types and use advanced features of Scala without complicating the code.

41:10

Reactive Systems: From Drug Development to Functional Programming

Posted by Jonathan Graham  on  Apr 28, 2016

Jonathan Graham takes a look at the Reactive Manifesto and Functional Programming from the perspective of the pharmaceutical industry and the quality of the processes used to produce drugs.

52:31

Collection Pipeline Design Techniques

Posted by Michael Feathers  on  Apr 14, 2016

Michael Feathers outlines strategies for creating pipelines that transform data from stage to stage without access to any other state.

59:26

Functional Programming You Already Know

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Mar 24, 2016 1

Kevlin Henney examines functional and declarative programming styles from the point of view of coding patterns, little languages and programming techniques already familiar to many programmers.

50:24

Beyond Lists

Posted by Phillip Trelford  on  Mar 20, 2016 2

Phillip Trelford shows through live demos data structures that are orders of magnitude more performant than lists.

48:04

Tor in Haskell & Other Unikernel Tricks

Posted by Adam Wick  on  Mar 06, 2016

Adam Wick discusses the unikernel implementation of Tor, what makes Tor an attractive target for a unikernel, and what aspects of unikernels are particularly interesting when considering Tor.

55:37

Categories for the Working Programmer

Posted by Jeremy Gibbons  on  Feb 09, 2016

Jeremy Gibbons discusses how categories can help the working functional programmer, focusing on categories as an organizing principle that helps managing generic libraries.

55:43

The Last Programming Language

Posted by Robert Martin  on  Feb 03, 2016 9

Robert Martin walks through some of the history of programming languages, and then prognosticates on the future of languages.

01:07:27

Functional Programming Kata with Groovy

Posted by Scott Hickey  on  Jan 28, 2016

Scott Hickey works through a solution to the Bank OCR kata, using Groovy and functional programming techniques. The code uses recursion plus Groovy methods that support functional programming.

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