Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
James Thompson

James Thompson
Principal Software Engineer, Mavenlink

Website | @plainprogrammer

James Thompson is a principal software engineer at Mavenlink, where he is committed to helping engineering teams become more deliberate in how they build software through developing strong learning cultures, principled engineering practices, and holistic architectural thinking. He has worked with web technologies since 2003.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Emerging languages
Location: E145
Level: Intermediate
James Thompson (Mavenlink)
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Imagine a language with the syntax of Ruby but an order of magnitude faster. That's the short pitch for Crystal, a statically typed compiled language with a whole lot more to offer. James Thompson takes you through the history and the current state of Crystal and explains how to use it effectively and where it needs your help. Read more.