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AustinRB Meetup – Special Speaker Bruce Tate: Revolutions

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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This talk describes the explosive adoption of the Elixir programming language from the perspective of the speaker. All programmers must deal with change. While many talks celebrate revolution as a universally good thing, this talk will look at the cold, hard facts. Revolution often has more losers than winners.

In this talk, the internationally acclaimed speaker and author, author of Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, will speak frankly about the revolution swirling around programming languages. Then, he’ll talk about what his company is doing about it.

He’ll conclude with some thoughts about Elixir, why it’s important, and the benefits he’s seeing.

Bruce Tate is a kayaker, author, father of two from Austin, Texas. The CTO for icanmakeitbetter.com and is using Elixir to deliver fast, scalable applications. He is the author of more than ten books, including the award winning Seven Languages in Seven Weeks and Programming Phoenix.

Details

Date:
May 1
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.meetup.com/austinrb/

Organizer

Austin.RB
Website:
www.meetup.com/austinrb/

Venue

Capital Factory
701 Brazos Street, Suite 1601
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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