6:00 - 6:30 PM - Food, Drinks & Networking
6:30 - 6:35 PM - Announcements
6:35 - 7:15 PM - Basic Concepts
7:15 - 7:20 PM - Break
7:20 - 8:40 PM - Main Speaker
8:40 - 8:55 PM - Door Prize Drawings
MAIN TOPIC ABSTRACT
Building Haskell Web Applications With Snap
Snap is a Haskell-based web application framework, designed to make
web programming safer, simpler, and more fun. By combining Snap's
clean and easy request routing, the powerful Heist HTML template
engine, and the flexible Snaplets extension system, you can create and
deploy web applications quickly and easily. In this presentation, you
will see all the basic pieces to the Snap framework as we build an
example application together.
BASIC CONCEPTS ABSTRACT
A Spirited Glimpse of Haskell
Haskell is one of the fastest growing programming languages today, and
now boasts an ecosystem of over 4000 open source libraries and
widespread used in companies around the world, including Google,
Microsoft, Facebook, and AT&T. It is also one of the most fascinating
languages around, often turning conventional wisdom on its head.
Learning Haskell has often been described as "stretching for your
brain". In this short and interactive presentation, you will learn
the basics of Haskell and find out what makes this language unique and
Chris Smith is the Director of Learning Technology with Brindle Waye,
Ltd. He has been programming for fun since 1984 at the age of 5, and
professionally since 1997. He is passionate about both programming
languages and open source software, and maintains and contributes to
numerous projects, including the Snap web application framework.
Chris developed and taught the CodeWorld program, including the
web-based programming environment, for the 2011-2012 school year.
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Book Sponsor: OReilly Publishing - Technical books
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