Food sponsor - Engine Yard.
Jose Valim, Rails Core Team Member and Ruby Hero has well as the creator of Elixir will be heading to California to give a talk!
Elixir is a programming language for the Erlang VM. Elixir provides a
first class macro mechanism, supports polymorphism via protocols
(similar to Clojure's) and many other features while keeping the
functional aspects of Erlang used to build distributed, fault-tolerant
In this talk, José Valim will cover the main goals and features in
Elixir while also presenting some of the rationale and changes behind
the language design and its latest tools.
## José Valim
José Valim (@josevalim) is a Rails Core Team Member and author of
Crafting Rails Applications. 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, an active member of the Open Source
community and is frequently traveling and speaking at conferences.
6:00 - 6:45 - Networking, food, beverages (Sponsored by EngineYard)
6:45 - 7:00 - Announcements
7:00 - 8:00 - Jose Valim - presentation
After 8pm - more networking