Dear MDP4tW Supporters,
Just to keep you guys informed, Bill Venners announced to the scala list channel that the Early Access Program for the book will be up soon. Also, don't forget to check out biosimilarity.blogspot.com for entries with material from the book. Feedback is really welcome!
In this post we show how monads can be used to structure an interpretation of a high-level data access language. This shifts the discussion -- which has been about input, streaming and control flow to the data side. It also shows off just how monadic XQuery really is! Then we put it back into the context we have been developing by illustrating how data access of this kind composes with a parametrically polymorphic broker pattern at the heart of a K-V DB. For more details check out the URL, below.
Here's a short little blog entry on how to hook up consumers and producers monadically.