Types from JSON
2021-07-29, 17:30–17:40 (UTC), Blue

Tired of writing artisanally crafted types to match the JSON file or API you're consuming? Learn about type providers and how to have types created from your JSON.


Type providers infer and instantiate types from real world data. Types from data: Making structured data first-class citizens in F# formalized a type inference algorithm for real world data. This talk will provide an overview of the theory of type providers, how this applies to Julia, and how you can get types from data today in JSON3.jl.

Mary is a Senior Research Software Engineer at Brown University’s Center for Computation and Visualization, and a consulting Senior Software Engineer at RelationalAI. She works with researchers to provide scientific and technical computing expertise, combined with best practices, to advance computational research. She received her B.S. in Engineering Science from Smith College and her M.S. in Computer Science from Brown University.