April picks

“Random picks from all over the Internet”.



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


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


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!


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