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Programming Talks tagged with: "marakana"

Scala Monads: Declutter Your Code With Monadic Design

In this video tutorial, Dan Rosen will show you how to use Scala's capacity for monadic design to eliminate repetitive boilerplate in your code. You'll learn to recognize places where the perpetual clutter of null checks, try-catch blocks and more can be hidden within a monad, to make your ...

Scala Versus Java

Java is no longer alone on the JVM. It now has to share space with its younger siblings JRuby, Jython, Groovy, Clojure, Scala and many others. Each new language has its own set of advantages and disadvantages compared to Java, and its own niche in which it performs best, but ...

Concurrency Anti-patterns in Scala

Blake Matheny approaches his talk at NEScala with a collection of trial-and-error experiences he's acquired as the VP of Engineering at Tumblr (who for the past year and half has adopted Scala as their primary backend development language). Blake draws on actual code used at Tumblr, describes their implications in ...

Redemption from Callback Hell

Callback Hell is a very real place. At least, according to Michael Jackson, co-founder of HUM, it is. But stay calm! In this presentation, Michael and his co-presenter Domenic Denicola, Software Engineer at Lab49, will walk you through all the steps required to avoid this dark and mysterious place. Instead of simply ...

Hey Underscore, You're Doing It Wrong!

Brian Lonsdorf has a love-hate relationship with Underscore.js. Yes, it offers a bunch of tools included in today's functional programming paradigm (like map, filter, reduce, take, drop, compose, etc.), but in Underscore the functions are sometimes verbose and unintuitive. It claims to be a functional programming language, but how true ...