Mike Hand!

on the web. in the cloud.

Mike has been in software development for over 12 years, working everywhere from top 10 defense contractors, small privately owned companies, freelance, consulting, and startups.

The Language of Languages

Static, dynamic, strong, weak and... duck? What type of language is this? Can understanding whether a language is interpreted or compiled - or what paradigm a language is - help you write better code? We'll also look at a couple languages that have sneakily changed over time! This will be a fun and lighthearted take that will leave you with tools to critically analyze the languages you already know, which other languages you might want to learn, and which languages might be a fit for your next projects. You'll leave a more well rounded developer, armed with a better understanding of your coding toolbox. ps. and seriously, what the heck are monads??

1:00 PM