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Simon Marlow describes a concurrency-based system built with Haskell that allows front-end programmers to write business logic to access all the back-end services in a concise and consistent way.


Simon Marlow (@simonmar) has been a prominent figure in the Haskell community for many years. Simon is the author of "Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell" (O'Reilly), published in August 2013. Simon previously spent 14 years at Microsoft's Research laboratory in Cambridge before moving to Facebook UK in March 2013.

About the conference

Code Mesh London is an annual conference dedicated to non-mainstream languages and technologies. In 2013 it featured over 50 talks from experts in languages, libraries, operating systems and technologies that handle the programming and business challenges of today. Languages discussed include Haskell, Clojure, Erlang, Elixir, Rust, Go and Julia.

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Jun 15, 2014