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Functional Languages

Simon Peyton-Jones, Microsoft

Track: O'Reilly Radar Executive Briefing
Date: Tuesday, July 24
Time: 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: Portland Ballroom

Functional languages such as Haskell and Erlang are often seen as possible solutions to the increased complexity of parallel programming. Simon Peyton-Jones, key contributor to the design of Haskell, and the lead designer of the widely-used Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) will tell us why functional languages are a big part of our future.