Meet up

Dolstra's The Purely Functional Software Deployment Model. P

Wednesday, 17th February in London

This meetup was organised by Papers We Love in February 2016

Overview

Dolstra's The Purely Functional Software Deployment Model. P

The thesis collects the theoretical ideas together into a practical tool called nix, a package manager which is still in use today.

You don't need to read the whole thesis for this talk! It would be more than enough to read just Part 1 (ie chapters 1 and 2). Chapter 1 states the problem and reviews previous work, including other package managers. Chapter 2 gives a brief overview of the whole nix system.

Eelco Dolstra. The Purely Functional Software Deployment Model. PhD thesis, Faculty of Science, Utrecht, The Netherlands. January 2006. ISBN 90-393-4130-3.



Philip Potter

Philip Potter is a Web Operations Engineer for the Government Digital Service. He was a member of the infrastructure team that built GOV.UK, the website of the British Government.




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