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Episode 159: C++0X with Scott Meyers

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Episode 159: C++0X with Scott Meyers

This episode is a conversation with Scott Meyers about the upcoming C++0x standard. We talk a bit about the reasons for creating this new standard and then cover the most important new features, including upport for concurrency, implicitly-typed variables, move semantics, variadic templates, lambda functions, and uniform initialization syntax. We also looked at some new features in the standard library.

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Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

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Episode 158: Rich Hickey on Clojure

This episode is a coversation with Rich Hickey about his programming language Clojure. Clojure is a Lisp dialect that runs on top of the JVM that comes with – among other things – persistent data structures and transactional memory, both very useful for writing concurrent applications.

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Episode 154: Ola Bini on Ioke

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Episode 154: Ola Bini on Ioke

This is a conversation with Ola Bini on his experimental language Ioke. We cover the idea behind the Ioke experiment as well as important language concepts and the thinking behind them.

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Episode 137: SQL with Jim Melton

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Episode 137: SQL with Jim Melton

In this episode, Arno talks to Jim Melton about the SQL programming language. In addition to covering the concepts and ideas behind SQL, Jim shares stories and insights based on his many years’ experience as SQL specification lead.

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