Today I was lucky enough to give a talk at the Skills Matter Functional Programming Exchange. I talked about resource management in RabbitMQ and how we’re improving this in upcoming versions of RabbitMQ. All the sessions were videotaped and it would seem that a podcast will be going up shortly. In the mean time you can have a look at the slides if you want to.
The attendance was really good and the talks well received. There was a good range of talks, from some very practical and pragmatic such as my own, to slightly more theoretical talks. It was great to see Haskell, Erlang and F# being discussed outside of a purely academic setting and great to see so many companies and organisations getting really interested in functional programming and coming along to see how other people were making the most of it.
The Park Bench session was also good fun, with a good range of questions and experience being demonstrated by all. A good, fun atmosphere, and I’m sure all enjoyed the day.