114 RR Elixir with José Valim

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    01:08 – José Valim Introduction

    02:37 – Elixir

    07:00 – Elixir and Happiness

    08:50 – Naming Elixir

    09:55- The Erlang Virtual Machine

    17:20 – Functional Programming with a Ruby Style Syntax

    • Additional Parenthesis
    • Metaprogramming & Macros
    • LISP
    • Lambdas

    25:25 – Language Design

    39:30 – Elixir Moving to Web?

    41:20 – “Everything in Elixir is an Expression”

    • The Return Method of Modules

    48:25 – The Actor Model & Elixir

    54:23 – Resources

    Book Club

    Understanding Computation: From Simple Machines to Impossible Programs by Tom Stuart!  He will join us for an episode to discuss the book on August 14th. The episode will air on August 21st. O’Reilly has generously offered our listeners a discount code. Use the code RUBYROGUES to receive 50% off the eBook and 40% off the print version. *Discount does not apply to the ebook + print bundle.

    Next Week

    Functional and Object-Oriented Programming with Jessica Kerr