Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Speaker Spotlight - Simon Peyton-Jones

Simon Peyton-Jones was one of the designers of the Haskell programming language. Here are links some of his presentations.

A Taste of Haskell
Introduction to Haskell with XMonad as an example
(video 1) (video 2) (slides)

Composing Contracts - An Adventure in Financial Engineering
Very interesting case study on domain specific languages
(video) (slides)

Nested Data Parallelism in Haskell
Beating FORTRAN is the name of the game!
(video) (slides)

Taming Effects - The Next Big Challenge
The virtues of purity in functional languages
(video) (slides)

Transactional Memory for Concurrency
OSCON 2007 Keynote
(video) (slides)

Programming in the Age of Concurrency: Software Transactional Memory
Interview with Simon and Tim Harris about Transactional Memory
(video)

Type-driven Testing
Demonstration of the Haskell library QuickCheck
(video) (slides)

Haskell and Erlang: Growing Up Together
At Erlang Factory 2009
(video)

Interview at QCon 2008
(video)

1 comment:

Lemmih said...

Type-driven testing mirror: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/~hulme/videos/spj-typedriventestinginhaskell.h264.mp4