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PragPub

September 2012

Features

Thinking Functionally with Haskell

by Paul Callaghan

In which we explore what modern type systems bring to the table.

Tales from the Ops Side

by Michael Nygard

Mike Nygard tells another story of his adventures trying to keep large websites up and running. This time it’s a site that went down every morning at 5 A.M.

US Visa: My First iPhone App

by Alexander Demin

Alexander shares his experience in developing an iPhone app—and shares the code, too.

Threads

by Michael Swaine

Chris Espinosa was just a precocious kid when he started working at Apple. He has kids of his own now, he’s still at Apple, and he has some great memories.

Departments

Up Front

by Michael Swaine

Familiar faces, new ideas. All of our authors this month have appeared in these pages before, but they all have something decidedly new to share. (Or in the case of the history article, something old, but that’s the only kind of history we know about.)

Choice Bits

Hands-on Backbone.js, Raspberry Pi, and Cucumber Recipes are topping our chart.

Calendar

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

Shady Illuminations

by John Shade

John reflects on copying, and how Samsung lost a billion dollars and still won.

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