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Robert Virding on Lisp Flavoured Erlang, (Stockholm User Group Talk), 5/22/2008, 6:30 pm

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      Reminder from: erlangstockholm Yahoo! Group
      Title: Robert Virding on Lisp Flavoured Erlang, (Stockholm User Group Talk)
      Date: Thursday May 22, 2008
      Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
      Location: Stockholm University
      Notes: The second meeting of the Stockholm Erlang User Group is hosted by Stockholm University. Robert Virding, one of the original inventors of Erlang will present his latest open source project, . If you are interested in attending this free event, you have to register register... By registering, you will enable us to plan room size and refreshments accordingly, provide Security with the name list of participants, and in those extreme cases where the number of places are limited, close registration as soon as we have reached the maximum room capacity or find a larger room. Visit the user group page for more information: http://erlang-consulting.com/erlang/usergroup/erlangstockholm.html

      Abstract:In this talk we will describe and demonstrate Lisp Flavored Erlang (LFE). LFE allows you to write Erlang code in a lisp syntax and combines the versatility and extensibility of lisp with the COP power of Erlang. LFE is completely integrated with Erlang/OTP and code written in LFE can freely be used together with modules written in vanilla Erlang and applications in Erlang/OTP. LFE is also much easier to use than vanilla Erlang when generating code. We will describe the system, its tools and its implementation, and also demonstrate some of its features and using its programming environment.

      Biography:Robert Virding is one of the original developers of Erlang at the Ericsson Computer Science Lab. While there he also did work on garbage collection and the implementation of high-level languages. He left Ericsson to found Bluetail, the first Erlang startup acquired by Nortel in 2000. He now works for the Swedish Defense Material Administration (FMV) where he is not able to use Erlang. He does, however, still program Erlang in his spare time and take part in the Erlang community.

      The exact location is Avdelningen för IT och media, Frescati Hagväg 10 (http://hitta.se/SearchCombi.aspx?vad=&var=frescati+hagv%e4g+10).

      You can either take a 10 minute walk from the subway station (Univers
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