We launched our monthly webinar series on Wednesday, April 11th
with our first webinar on How to Handle Asynchronous exceptions in
This webinar was the first in what will be a monthly series
covering topics in Haskell Programming, DevOps, Cloud Computing, Cryptocurrencies, FinTech, Medical Device Software, DataOps, and all the other great things we
Webinar series launch is a huge success
To say our first webinar was a success is a huge understatement.
We had 427 registrants for this event from 6 different
continents. The only reason people from Antarctica didn't register
was that we didn't have their email addresses to send them a proper
invite. This first webinar was on exceptions, and the turnout was
The webinar was hosted by Michael Snoyman, our VP of
Engineering. Chris Allen, our Engineer
Extraordinaire, managed the Q&A channel during the event.
The webinar took a close look at a common problem in Haskell - "How
to Handle Async Exceptions." If you are a true Haskell fan, this is
the webinar to watch to avoid some costly mistakes.
most software developers know many programming languages have
exceptions. To write programs correctly in such languages, you need
to write exception-safe code. This requirement applies to Haskell
as well. However, in Haskell, we have an extra twist: asynchronous
exceptions, which can be thrown to any thread at any
This webinar explores:
- How Exceptions Work in Haskell
- What it means to be "async exception safe,"
- Give practical guidelines—with lots of examples
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