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Steve Francia

Steve Francia
Chief Developer Advocate, MongoDB

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Steve Francia is the creator of hugo, cobra, nitro & spf13-vim. An author of multiple O’Reilly books, Steve blogs at spf13.com and gives many talks and workshops around the world. He is the Chief Developer Advocate at MongoDB responsible for the developer experience of MongoDB and leads the software engineering team responsible for drivers and integrations with all languages, libraries and frameworks. He loves open source and is thrilled to be able to work on it full time. When not coding he enjoys skateboarding and having fun outdoors with his wife and four children.

Sessions

Emerging Languages
Portland 256
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
Steve Francia (MongoDB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.78, 18 ratings)
This tutorial will give developers an introduction and practical experience in building applications with the go language. Go expert Steve Francia will lead the class to build a working go web and cli application together teaching fundamentals, key features and best practices along the way. Read more.
Databases & Datastores
Portland 256
Steve Francia (MongoDB)
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
Find out why some people claim Go and MongoDB are a 'pair made in heaven' and 'the best database driver they've ever used' in this talk by Gustavo Niemeyer, the author of the mgo driver, and Steve Francia, the drivers team lead at MongoDB Inc. Read more.
Steve Francia (MongoDB)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
Object Oriented programming has dominated software engineering for the last two decades. Although Go is not OO in the strict sense, we can continue to leverage the skills we've honed as OO engineers. This talk will cover how to use our OO programming fundamentals in go, common mistakes made by those coming to go from other OO languages (Ruby, Python, JS, etc.), and principles of good design in go. Read more.