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SkillsCast

The Most Fundamental Idea In Programming

6th December 2013 in London at The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell

There are 13 other SkillsCasts available from Clojure eXchange 2013

Skillscast coming soon.

In this talk you'll learn how to throw together a programming language in a couple of lunchtime hack-sessions. One that's simple, yet has features still missing in many modern languages.

To everyone's great surprise, writing a programming language isn't that hard. There's a vast amount of work involved in getting it to production-standard, but the core ideas are pleasingly simple.

In this talk you'll learn how to throw together a programming language in a couple of lunchtime hack-sessions. One that's simple, yet has features still missing in many modern languages.

It'll expand your mind, improve your appreciation of the languages you use everyday, and let you explore what has been rightly called, "The Most Fundamental Idea In Programming."

Warning

May contain traces of Actual Computer Science.

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The Most Fundamental Idea In Programming

Kris Jenkins

Kris Jenkins is a successful startup cofounder, turned freelance functional programmer, and open-source enthusiast. He mostly works building systems in Elm, Haskell & Clojure, improving the world one project at a time.