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PragPub

August 2012

Features

Tales from the Ops Side

by Michael Nygard

Did you know there's a website equivalent to having your doors broken down by hordes of deal-crazed shoppers?

Functional Thinking For The Imperative Mind

by Michael Bevilacqua-Linn

In which we dip our toe into the functional programming waters and answer the question, how does functional thinking differ from the imperative kind?

Thinking Functionally with Haskell

by Paul Callaghan

In which we begin an exploration into the Haskell language and dive deeply into functional programming.

Threads

by Michael Swaine

Thoughts on the Tom Paine of the personal computer revolution.

Scala for the Intrigued

by Venkat Subramaniam

In the final installment of his series on the Scala language, Venkat explores concurrency.

Departments

Up Front

by Michael Swaine

Stampeding customers, Scala, Haskell, functional thinking, and the Tom Paine of the personal computing revolution.

Choice Bits

Which Pragmatic Bookshelf books are hot right now—plus some tweets.

Calendar

Author sightings, upcoming conferences, and other events of note.

Shady Illuminations

by John Shade

With some problems, the only problem is thinking there’s a solution, John thinks.

But Wait, There’s More...

Coming attractions and where to go from here.

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