Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Mary Grygleski

Mary Grygleski
Developer Advocate, IBM


Mary Grygleski is a Java developer advocate at IBM, specializing in reactive Java systems. She started working as a software engineer with C and Unix, then got into Java, open source, and web development in the new millennium, and now she’s venturing into reactive, mobile, and DevOps. Previously, she worked for several technology product companies in the Route 128 Boston Technology Corridor, as well as the San Francisco Bay Area. She now resides in the Greater Chicago area, and is an executive board member and president of the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG). She’s an active co-organizer for the Big Data Developers in Chicago, Chicago Cloud, and IBM Cloud Chicago meetup groups. Mary continues to be amazed by how software innovations can dramatically transform our lives. Despite the many challenges in an ever-evolving technical world, she gets energized by the constant change and believes that she has uncovered the pathway to staying young. She can’t wait to see what the next tech wave will be like.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Emerging Languages and Frameworks
Location: Portland 256
Secondary topics:  Open Source
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
As Java is an object-oriented language that inherently supports the imperative programming style, asynchronicity presents a challenge that can turn the code into a nightmare. Mary Grygleski leads a gentle but comprehensive technical introduction to reactive programming and systems with some practical coding examples to whet your appetite to start using the elegant reactive style in your programs. Read more.