Philly ETE 2014 – Ambrose Bonnaire-Sergeant – What if Type Checkers were more like Linters?

By separating the type checker from the compiler, we avoid infecting the rest of the language with the massive complexities of a static type system. Our compiler is simple and robust, our language design is unrestricted by an arbitrary type system, and our users are free to choose the right type system for the job.

In this talk, we explore this idea further and demonstrate what such a type system is like to use.

Philly ETE 2014 #22 – ZooKeeper for the Skeptical Architect – Camille Fournier

From the abstract: ZooKeeper is everywhere these days. It’s a core component of the Hadoop ecosystem. Your favorite startup probably uses it internally. But as every good skeptic knows, just because something is popular doesn’t mean you should use it. In this talk I will go over the core uses of ZooKeeper in the wild … Read More