April picks

“Random picks from all over the Internet”.

English

Articles

Christopher Meiklejohn shows programming model for eventually consistent computations. What it basically does is ensuring that the strong convergence properties of individual CRDTs are preserved when we compose them in our program. (see video of his presentation at Erlang Factory below)

Another great post from Sam Saffron about memory leaks in Ruby. Worth reading for all rubyists.

“Of all the lessons I’ve learned, there is one that can summarize them all in 3 simple words: everything is terrible.” - Fred Hebert

Slides

Couple of really good presentations by Attendify engineers (Clojure and CLJS in production for 3 years):

Videos

Lots of useful advices on queues, and how you need to design them, especially if you’re planning for big load. Didn’t know about Queueing Theory!

Anton Kaliaev

Software engineer, blogger, public speaker, traveler

Ulyanovsk, Russia http://homeonrails.com