Clojure's take on concurrency

Abstract:

Due to the multi-core nature of modern hardware, the only way to have faster software is to do things in parallel. Clojure addresses this need using reference types and a few core functions, and thus abstracts out the difficulty of developing software that performs parallel execution.

In this talk, I will present Clojure's view on concurrency, its usage of reference types and other concurrency mechanisms in the language.

Yoav Rubin

 

Program:

18:00-18:15: Gathering

18:15-19:00: Clojure's take on concurrency, Part I

  • Speaker: Yoav Rubin

19:00-19:15: Break

19:15-20:00: Clojure's take on concurrency, Part II

  • Speaker: Yoav Rubin

 

Notes:

Please feel free to come forward and suggest a topic for future meetups.

 

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