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Hastily Paving the Way for Diversity



Anton Ekblad discusses the Haste Haskell-to-JavaScript compiler, how well JavaScript does as a target language, and how JavaScript could play better with FP compilers.


Anton Ekblad is a PhD student with the functional programming group at Chalmers University of Technology, with a particular interest in compilers. He likes natural languages, psychology, anthropology, history and other subjects relating to human interaction.

About the conference

mloc.js 2014 is a conference for people interested in the future of the language and the platform, the possibilites of JavaScript on the web and on the server side. For people doing or planning to do big JavaScript projects. And for people would like to see how is it possible to improve JavaScript by making it smarter, faster and sexy.

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Jul 18, 2014