While it looks like Java and other popular languages in some ways, it’s very different in fundamental ways. Sameera Jayasoma explores how Ballerina is different, why it’s different, and how those differences give Ballerina an unfair advantage when it comes to writing resilient, performant, and secure network services and applications.
Sameera Jayasoma is the lead architect and developer of Ballerina language compiler and runtime. He’s also the director of platform architecture at WSO2. He’s a member of WSO2’s architecture team, which drives development and enhancement of overall WSO2 platform capabilities. He’s also one of the lead architects behind the WSO2 Carbon, WSO2 Update Manager, and Ballerina language project. He’s presented at many conferences, including ApacheCon, OSCON, QCon, and WSO2Con and has conducted technical workshops on Java, microservices, and the Open Service Gateway Initiative (OSGi). Sameera holds a first-class honors degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
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