High performance concurrency

10th October 2012 in London at The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell

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The Haskell community could be justifiably accused of navel-gazing, that is, spending inordinate amounts of time designing beautiful programming models and APIs, while spending relatively less time building applications that solve real problems. This talk will take a different approach.


High performance concurrency

Simon Marlow

Simon Marlow is a Software Engineer at Facebook in London. He is working on Haxl, a Haskell-based domain-specific language that is used by the teams fighting spam and malware. Simon is a co-author of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler, author of the book “Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell”, and has a string of research publications in functional programming, language design, compilers, and language implementation.