Tag Archives: Bruce Tate

  • Bruce Tate – Things that Matter (Lambda Days 2016 )
    2016-03-07 Erlang Central

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    Slides and more info: http://www.lambdadays.org/lambdadays2016/bruce-tate Languages succeed for a reason. Their designers make key decisions at the right time, in the right circumstances. In this talk, you'll learn about the key factors contributing to the success of the most important languages of our time. More critically, you'll learn to spot successful languages as they evolve, giving yourself and your company a critical advantage as you adopt new technologies. ...


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  • Panel Discussion – Code Mesh 2015
    2015-11-17 Erlang Central

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    Slides and more info: http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh2015/tony-hoare Tony Hoare will open with a 10 minute summary of language features proposed during his career. Each feature was motivated by the desire to reduce the range of programming errors by increasing the range of errors discovered at compile-time and ensuring that those which slip through can be detected and isolated at run-time. Then he and Bruce Tate will introduce the panel and ask the language inventors to give a  five minute i ...


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  • Things that Matter – Bruce Tate – Erlang User Conference 2015
    2015-06-30 Erlang Central

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    Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2015/bruce-tate Languages succeed for a reason. Their designers make key decisions at the right time, in the right circumstances. In this talk, you'll learn about the key factors contributing to the success of the most important languages of our time. More critically, you'll learn to spot successful languages as they evolve, giving yourself and your company a critical advantage as you adopt new technologies. Bruce Tate is a kayaker, ...


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  • EUC 2014 – Bruce Tate – FEAR. The Drivers of Language Evolution
    2014-06-27 Erlang Central

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    FEAR. The Drivers of Language Evolution Old languages emerge and new languages are born when big things happen, and big things are happening now. I'll look at some of the biggest challenges facing programming evolution, and their likely impacts on programming. Elixir and Erlang have a prominent role, but also there are interesting things happening in the browser and a pendulum shift toward better type models. ...


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  • Keynote: Snakebitten – Danger & Misfortune in the Evolution of Programming Languages
    2013-06-13 Erlang Central

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    The introduction of Smalltalk in the mid 1970s ushered in a series of thought experiments that would eventually popularize the object oriented programming model with several of the most successful languages of all time. At the peak of popularity, object oriented programming in C++ and Java has changed the way we code, the way we visualize problems, and even the way we think. Not all of the changes have been for the better. This talk seeks to crystallize the problems with the object oriented lang ...


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