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Webinar Recording. Quasar: Efficient and Elegant Fibers, Channels and Actors

The recording of our September 16th webinar, Quasar: Efficient and Elegant Fibers, Channels and Actors, is now available on JetBrainsTV YouTube channel.

In this webinar, Fabio Tudone shows how to use Quasar for creation of highly concurrent software. He covers basics of Kotlin syntax and shows how Quasar uses Kotlin strengths to offer concise and expressive API.

Demo project is available on GitHub.

The video includes the time stamps following the agenda announced:
00:55 – What are Quasar and Fibers?
12:22 – What are Quasar Channels?
15:50 – What are and why using Quasar Fibers?
21:15 – From Async to efficient Fiber-Sync with Quasar
27:13 – Quasar Actors and Selective Receive
37:54 – Quasar Dataflow
45:19 – Pulsar: Quasar’s idiomatic API for Clojure
45:19 – Comsat: existing APIs on steroids with Quasar Fibers
47:07 – Comsat Web Actors for HTTP, SSE and WebSockets
49:58 – Capsule: deploy Quasar and any JVM applications

About the Presenter:

Fabio Tudone works on Quasar, Pulsar and Comsat at Parallel Universe. He has been writing mostly JVM software during his entire career, and before joining Parallel Universe he led the development of a cloud-based enterprise content governance platform. His interests include Dev and DevOps practices, scalability, concurrent and functional programming as well as runtime platforms at large.

Thanks to all the attendees for the questions! If you still have some, please, contact Fabio or our team.

You are welcome to suggest themes for future webinars in comments.

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