Tag: concurrency

SE-Radio 336: Saša Jurić on Elixir

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SE-Radio 336: Saša Jurić on Elixir

Saša Jurić, author of Elixir in Action, talks about the Elixir programming language, language gaining in popularity. Topics include: Host Nate Black talks with Juric about: Elixir’s relationship to the Erlang virtual machine (BEAM); the advantages of the Erlang ecosystem; the “sweet spot” for Elixir programs; why a new language was needed for the Erlang […]

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

Eberhard talks with Florian Gilcher about the programming language Rust. Rust originates from Mozilla research. Its focus is on system programming and it is often used to replace C or C++. Topics include the concepts behind Rust; concurrent and safe programming; advanced and unique features like ownership and borrowing; the rust type system (which supports […]

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Episode 203: Leslie Lamport on Distributed Systems

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Episode 203: Leslie Lamport on Distributed Systems

Leslie Lamport won a Turing Award in 2013 for his work in distributed and concurrent systems. He also designed the document preparation tool LaTex. Leslie is employed by Microsoft Research, and has recently been working with TLA+, a language that is useful for specifying concurrent systems from a high level. The interview begins with a […]

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Episode 178: Akka With Jonas Boner

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Episode 178: Akka With Jonas Boner

This episode is a conversation with Jonas Boner about Akka.

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Episode 171: Scala Update with Martin Odersky

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Episode 171: Scala Update with Martin Odersky

This episode is an update on the developments around the Scala language.

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