Lessons Learned as a Polyglot Programmer

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Lessons Learned as a Polyglot Programmer

We have entered the age of polyglot programming. It is no longer sufficient to know only C#, JavaScript, and SQL. Even if this wasn't the case, understanding the motivations and idioms of other languages will make you better in the language you primarily code in.

Amir will give you a tour of languages he has written production code in. He'll share what he's learned from these languages and how they've influenced how he writes C#/JavaScript. Amir will also share some tips on how to learn a new language so you can take the first steps to becoming a polyglot programmer.

Speaker:   Amir Rajan
Date:   February 7th, 2018
Time:   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (see here for more detail)
Location:   nThrive - Plano, TX
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Speaker Bio

Amir Rajan is a pretty good programmer with proficiency in many languages and platforms. He's an indie game developer, a contributor to .Net open source, a fractional CTO, and the owner RubyMotion - a platform that helps devs build mobile apps in Ruby.

 

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