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Continuations on the Web and in your OS



Jay McCarthy provides a basic introduction to delimited continuations, their traditional application on the Web, and then shows more advanced techniques using examples from Web interaction, as well as high-performance event-based network servers and concurrent simulation environments.


Jay McCarthy is an assistant professor at Brigham Young University in the Computer Science Department, a member of the PLT research group, works on the Racket programming language. Jay completed a Ph.D. at Brown University in the Computer Science Department.

About the conference

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.

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Apr 24, 2014