July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Garrett Smith

Garrett Smith
Programmer, Guild AI


Garrett Smith is senior architect at CloudBees, the Jenkins company. Garrett specializes in distributed systems and reliable software. His programming language of choice for systems programming is Erlang, a high productivity functional language specializing in concurrency and reliability. Garrett is an Erlang instructor and the author of e2, which was built from his experience teaching Erlang. Garrett is also known for his videos “MongoDb is Web Scale” and “Node.js Is Bad Ass Rock Star Tech”.


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Garrett Smith (Guild AI), Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd)
Erlang is a programming language designed for the internet age, although it predates the web. It is a language designed for multi-core computers, although it predates them too. In this tutorial, Francesco and Garrett will present the features that make Erlang a trendsetter and give you a context for using it as strategic tool in your software arsenal. Read more.