This talk is based on Solving Embarrassingly Obvious Problems In Erlang, which chronicles the author’s personal journey to clean up his terrible code.
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It may sound easy: make it obvious. Turns out it’s not — it’s work. In fact, making complex things simple is the process of programming. But the rewards are well worth the investment: you’ll spend less time chasing down bugs, your code will be easier to enhance, and your programming skills will improve with every embarrassingly obvious problems you solve!
While Erlang will be used for code examples (don’t worry, it’s easy!), it is not a language specific talk.
Garrett Smith is senior architect at CloudBees, a leading Java platform as a service provider. Garrett specializes in distributed systems and reliable software. His weapon of choice is Erlang, a high productivity functional language specializing in concurrency and reliability. Garrett is an Erlang instructor with ErlangCamp and the author of the e2 library extension, which was built from his experience teaching the language. Garrett is also known for satirical videos that include “MongoDb is Web Scale” and “Node.js Is Bad Ass Rock Start Tech”.
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