[Haskell-cafe] Announce: Fortress talk in New York City

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Jun 13 10:28:10 EDT 2008

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Jeff Polakow wrote:

> Hello,
> There will be a talk on Fortress ( a new OO/Functional language from Sun)
> on Wednesday June 25 at 6:30pm in Manhattan.
> Abstract:
> The Java Programming Language revolutionized programming with two simple
> concepts:   "Write once run anywhere", and Garbage Collection.  This led
> to a big step up in programmer productivity.  Project Fortress does it
> again.    This time we give you multiprocessor performance without
> having to code threads, locks, or load balancing.  Can you say "Implicit
> Parallelism" and "Transactional Memory"?  We also give you a growable
> language (small fixed core), strong static typing (more errors caught at
> compile time), and mathematical notation.   This talk will focus on the
> strengths of Fortress as a programming language, as well as a deep dive
> into implementation issues.
> More information is available at http://lisp.meetup.com/59
> -Jeff
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