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Workshop Spotlight: Type Classes for the Masses

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Spotlight on Javier Fuentes Language: Scala When: Friday, October 1st - 17:00 - 19:00 Type Classes for the Masses What is a type class? How are they related to traditional object-oriented design patterns (factories, visitors, adapters, …)? What kind of support does Scala provide? In this workshop we will see that type classes are much mor... continue reading

Workshop Spotlight: Frege - a Haskell for Java Developers

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Spotlight on Dierk König Language: Frege When: Friday, October 1st - 17:00 - 19:00 Frege - a Haskell for Java Developers Functional programming needs functions, side-effect free transformations, to enable lazy evaluation, memoization, function composition, and safe concurrent execution. Frege is the only JVM language that provides this pu... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Pascal Voitot presents Describe & Conquer (& Freek)

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Spotlight on Pascal Voitot Language: Scala When: Saturday, October 1st - 17:30 - 18:30 Describe & Conquer (& Freek) Through some basic code samples not requiring deep theoretical background, Pascal will show how to build (in Scala) everyday-life program by pushing a bit further the good old separation of business logic description... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Bodil Stokke presents The Pure Functional Web

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Spotlight on Bodil Stokke Language: PureScript When: Saturday, October 1st - 18:30 - 19:30 The Pure Functional Web: Around the time React became popular, JS programmers started to get the idea that pure functional programming might be a good way to write web apps. Most of them still haven’t moved on to actual pure functional languages, ev... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Alberto Gomez presents Transient: full algebraic and monadic composability in the presence of multithreading, events, and distributed computing

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Spotlight on Alberton Gomez Language: Haskell When: Saturday, October 1st - 11:30 - 12:30 Transient: full algebraic and monadic composability in the presence of multithreading, events, and distributed computing A careful selection of monadic effects and primitives, using some new techniques for expressing continuations and moving closures... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Raichoo presents Working hard to keep things lazy

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Spotlight on Raichoo Language: Haskell (GHC specific) When: Saturday, October 1st - 16:00 - 17:00 Working hard to keep things lazy When coming to Haskell from another programming language there are a lot of things that appear to be quite odd at first glance. One of these things is the non-strict evaluation strategy. Dreaded by some and lo... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Christopher Meiklejohn presents Declarative, Secure, Convergent Edge Computation: An Approach for the Internet of Things

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Spotlight on Christopher Meiklejohn Language: Erlang When: Saturday, October 1st - 12:30 - 13:30 Declarative, Secure, Convergent Edge Computation: An Approach for the Internet of Things Consistency is hard and coordination is expensive. As we move into the world of connected ‘Internet of Things’ style applications, or large-scale mobile a... continue reading

Workshop Spotlight: Fable, an F# to JS compiler

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Spotlight on Alfonso Garcia-Caro Language: F# / JS When: Friday, October 1st - 17:00 - 19:00 Fable, an F# to JS compiler Fable is an open source compiler that brings all the power of F# to the JS ecosystem: static typing with type inference, functional paradigm, pattern matching, type providers, besides a comprehensive library to handle c... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Simon Belak presents Doing Data Science with Clojure

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Spotlight on Simon Belak Language: Clojure When: Saturday, October 1st - 10:00 - 11:00 Doing Data Science with Clojure: the ugly, the sad, the joyful Having programmers handle data science is terrible idea if everyone else were not even worse. The problem is, of course, tools. We seem to have settled on either: a bunch of disparate librar... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Chris Birchall presents Real-world functional Scala

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Spotlight on Chris Birchall Language: Scala When: Saturday, October 1st - 17:30 - 18:30 Real-world functional Scala Even if you have learned about specific functional programming techniques, it can be tricky to get a feel for how to build a ‘real-world’ functional program. How do you piece functional concepts and components together to pr... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Trisha Gee presents Java 8 in Anger

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Spotlight on Trisha Gee Language: Java When: Saturday, October 1st - 12:30 - 13:30 Java 8 in Anger Many of us developers are still getting to grips with thinking in more functional terms. With the introduction of lambdas and streams in Java 8, functional thinking becomes more important, even in a language like Java. This presentation move... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Miles Sabin presents Typelevel Scala Rebooted

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Spotlight on Miles Sabin Language: Scala When: Saturday, October 1st - 15:00 - 16:00 Typelevel Scala Rebooted The Typelevel fork of the Scala compiler has been reinvigorated by the recent community fix for SI-2712, a long-standing problem of type inference for projects which make extensive use of higher-kinded types. Thanks to newly arriv... continue reading

Scala Center hackathon added to Friday's Line-up

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We’re thrilled to announce that Lambda World will be home to a hackathon organized by the Scala Center! The event joins a series of initiatives by the Center aimed at increasing educational offerings for the Scala programming language and providing support to the Scala ecosystem. Hosted by Scala Center engineer Jorge Vincente Cantero, the SC ha... continue reading

Speaker Spotlight: Oskar Wickstrom presents Oden

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Spotlight on Oskar Wickstrom Language: Oden When: Saturday, October 1st - 15:00 - 16:00 Oden - A Functional Programming Language for the Go Ecosystem This talk will introduce Oden, an experimental, statically typed, functional programming language built for the Go ecosystem. We will look at how Oden aims to leverage the great features of ... continue reading

Lambda.World 2015 was completely awesome

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Thanks for placing your confidence in this conference and thank you to the speakers for choosing Lambda World as a platform to share their knowledge with the Functional Programming Community. Take a look at some of the content from the 2015 conference: Teaser: Photo Gallery: Recorded talks: Scala.js Semantics - and how... continue reading

Yes! We have workshops!

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All workshops are included in the ticket without additional cost! The workshops are: Functional Programming in Scala Intro to Apache Spark Markov Bot F# Dojo We only have a limited number of spots available for the workshops. We will use the order of registration to fill in the available spots and will let you know if there are any i... continue reading

We're pleased to announce our second round of speakers!

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Welcome to Lambda World to: ####Miles Sabin Miles has been doing stuff with Scala for the last 10 years, most recently with Underscore and Precog. His best known project, the Scala generic programming library shapeless, is the weapon of choice wherever boilerplate needs to be scrapped or arities abstracted over. Rumours to the contrary, he ... continue reading

We're pleased to announce our first round of speakers!

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Alvaro Videla (@old_sound) works at VMware, Inc. as the Developer Advocate for Cloud Foundry. Before moving to Europe, he worked in Shanghai where he helped build one of Germany’s largest dating websites. He co-authored the book RabbitMQ in Action for Manning Publishing and has a number of open source projects on GitHub. Apart from code relate... continue reading

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