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Clojure's take on concurrency

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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:

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