José Valim is the creator of the Elixir programming language and member of the Rails Core Team. He graduated in Engineering in São Paulo University, Brazil and has a Master of Science by Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He is also the lead-developer of Plataformatec, a consultancy firm based in Brazil, and an active member of the Open Source community.
1h - Slides+Speech
This talk will introduce developers to the Erlang VM and show how them introduce a completely new vocabulary which shapes how developers design and build distributed, fault-tolerant applications. This talk will also introduce the Elixir programming language and discuss how it brings meta-programming and polymorphism to a functional language and what it adds to the Erlang Virtual Machine.