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LDB: 10x Performance Increase after Rewriting Linked-in C Module in Pure Erlang

Posted by Daniel Pezely  on  Sep 05, 2015 Posted by Daniel Pezely Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 05, 2015

Daniel Pezely discusses the 10 fold performance increase of a Lisp and C system after rewriting it in Erlang, outlining where issues existed before and the design and implementation of the new system.

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Write Your Lisp in Scala

Posted by Stefan Chis  on  May 24, 2014 Posted by Stefan Chis Follow 0 Followers  on  May 24, 2014

Stefan Chis demos building a Lisp dialect in Scala, covering: parsing code, defining data types and functions, evaluating expressions, implementing higher order functions.

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Clever, Classless and Free

Posted by Håkan Råberg  on  Jan 25, 2013 Posted by Håkan Råberg Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 25, 2013

Håkan Råberg introduces Enumerable.java – an extension adding Lambdas to Java 5 – and shen.clj - used to compile Shen, a LISP variant, to Clojure.

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The Racket Way

Posted by Matthew Flatt  on  Oct 26, 2012 Posted by Matthew Flatt Follow 1 Followers  on  Oct 26, 2012

Matthew Flatt explains the Racket – a Lisp dialect – way through examples: everything is a program, concepts are language constructs, the language is extensible, and everything composes.

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Panel: The Future of Programming Languages

Posted by Guy Steele  on  Nov 24, 2010 8 Posted by Guy Steele Follow 1 Followers , Douglas Crockford Follow 0 Followers , Josh Bloch Follow 0 Followers , Alex Payne Follow 0 Followers , Bruce Tate Follow 0 Followers , Ted Neward Follow 3 Followers  on  Nov 24, 2010 8

Guy Steele, Douglas Crockford, Josh Bloch, Alex Payne, Bruce Tate, and Ted Neward (moderator) hold a discussion on the future of programming taking questions from the audience.

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Functional Languages 101: What’s All the Fuss About?

Posted by Rebecca Parsons  on  Oct 11, 2010 15 Posted by Rebecca Parsons Follow 2 Followers  on  Oct 11, 2010 15

Rebecca Parsons makes an basic introduction to functional languages, explaining how to think in a functional language, why is there renewed interested in them, and some nifty things about them.

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The Evolution of Lisp

Posted by Guy Steele  on  Apr 03, 2009 1 Posted by Guy Steele Follow 1 Followers , Richard Gabriel Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 03, 2009 1

Guy L. Steele Jr. and Richard P. Gabriel reenact their presentation called “The Evolution of Lisp” which took place during ACM History of Languages Conference in 1993.

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Ruby.rewrite(Ruby)

Posted by Reginald Braihwaite  on  Dec 04, 2008 4 Posted by Reginald Braihwaite Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 04, 2008 4

In this RubyFringe talk, Reginald Braithwaite writes Ruby code to read, write, and rewrite Ruby. Demos include extending Ruby with conditional expressions, call-by-name and more.

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Clojure

Posted by Rich Hickey  on  Nov 20, 2008 3 Posted by Rich Hickey Follow 49 Followers  on  Nov 20, 2008 3

Rich Hickey discusses Clojure features and syntax, example code, functional programming, concurrency semantics, transactions, software transactional memory, agents, implementation and pain points.

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How The JVM Spec Came To Be

Posted by James Gosling  on  Oct 29, 2008 5 Posted by James Gosling Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 29, 2008 5

James Gosling discusses Java's creation, how users use a product in very unusual ways, Java as a compromise between C and scripting languages, the Java object model, primitives and optimization tricks

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