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Meetup details changed: Elixir: A modern approach to programming for the Erlang VM - Jose Valim

From: Jeanine J.
Sent on: Thursday, September 6, 2012 11:27 AM

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/rubymeetup/events/81161222/

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
applications.

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.

 

When: Tuesday, October 2,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Carnegie Mellon University - Silicon Valley
Building 23 - NASA Research Park
Moffett Field, CA 94043
(866)[masked]

RSVP limit: 150 "Yes" RSVPs

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Yes".)

You can always get in touch with me through my group profile on Meetup.

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