Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Simon St.Laurent

Simon St.Laurent
Content Manager, LinkedIn

Website | @simonstl

Simon St.Laurent is a content manager at LinkedIn Learning, focusing primarily on the client side of the web. He’s a past cochair of the Fluent and OSCON conferences. He’s authored or coauthored books including Programming Crystal, Introducing Elixir, Introducing Erlang, Learning Rails 3, XML Pocket Reference, 3rd edition, XML: A Primer, and Cookies.


5:05pm5:45pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Emerging Languages and Frameworks
Location: Portland 256
Secondary topics:  Open Source
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You program in Ruby but long for greater concurrency. You dream of programs that run instantly when called. You wish everything had clearly defined types. Join Simon St.Laurent to learn how Elixir and Crystal refine the diverse approaches built into Ruby, modifying the syntax and structures of this commonly understood language to address their very different priorities. Read more.