On 02/05/2014 09:48 PM, Ali Çehreli wrote:
When:      Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Topic:     Multi-core Software Development Challenges and How D Helps
Speaker:   Amaury Séchet
Time:      6:30pm doors open
            7:00pm meeting begins
Where:     Symantec
            VCAFE building
            350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
            Mountain View, CA 94043
Map:       <>
Directions: VCAFE is accessible from the semicircular courtyard between
Symantec buildings <>
Cost:      Free
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Multi-core CPUs have become the norm. Most system languages predate this
hardware evolution and provide poor solutions to problems that
developers encounter using multi-core CPUs.

The first part of this talk will introduce how multi-core CPUs work,
what they are good at, and the conditions that may affect their
performance negatively.

The second part will look at how one system programming language takes
advantage of multi-core CPUs. The D programming language learns from the
mistakes of its predecessors and provides a much safer and comfortable
environment to exploit multi-core machines by its default thread-local
storage; immutable and shared data attributes; and parallelism,
concurrency and fiber modules.

Amaury Séchet is the main developer of SDC, a project aiming at
providing a D compiler as a library. He currently works at Facebook as a
software engineer.

---- Upcoming ACCU meetings -----

Wednesday, February 26 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Sumant Tambe
"Fun with Functions The C++14-style"

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


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