Joint Meetup with DigitalOcean. Presentation by José Valim, creator of Elixir.
Please RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/DigitalOcean_Community/events/195458302/ (for a consolidated count).
This talk will introduce developers to Elixir and the underlying Erlang VM and show how they introduce a completely new vocabulary which shapes how developers design and build concurrent, distributed and fault-tolerant applications. The end of the talk will focus on Elixir and include some live coding.
José Valim (@josevalim) is the creator of the Elixir programming language and member of the Rails Core Team. He is also the lead-developer of Plataformatec, a consultancy firm based in Brazil, and an active member of the Open Source community.