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Matt Stine

Matt Stine
Cloud Native Polymath and Software Architect, Pivotal

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Matt Stine is a Cloud Foundry Platform Engineer at Pivotal. He is a 13-year veteran of the enterprise IT industry, with experience spanning numerous business domains.

Matt is obsessed with the idea that enterprise IT “doesn’t have to suck,” and spends much of his time thinking about lean/agile software development methodologies, DevOps, architectural principles/patterns/practices, and programming paradigms, in an attempt to find the perfect storm of techniques that will allow corporate IT departments to not only function like startup companies, but also create software that delights users while maintaining a high degree of conceptual integrity. He currently specializes in helping customers achieve success with Platform as a Service (PaaS) using Cloud Foundry and BOSH.

Matt has spoken at conferences ranging from JavaOne to CodeMash, is a regular speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour, and serves as Technical Editor of NFJS the Magazine. Matt is also the founder and past president of the Memphis/Mid-South Java User Group.


Matt Stine (Pivotal)
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The Go programming language has emerged as a favorite tool of DevOps and cloud practitioners alike. In many ways, Go is more famous for what it doesn't include than what it does, and co-author Rob Pike has said that Go represents a 'less is more' approach to language design. This talk will introduce Go and its distinctives to Java developers looking to add Go to their toolkits. Read more.
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Matt Stine (Pivotal)
Why would a Java developer want to learn the Go programming language? Matt is ready to have an informal chat with you about it. Find out how the idiomatic use of Go interfaces encourage you to structure your programs differently (as opposed to Java’s object-oriented constructs), and how Go’s built-in concurrency features make writing concurrent software accessible to mere mortals. Read more.