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Mary Poppins Meets the Matrix

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January 30, 2010 11:30 AM

Austin, TX

Austin, TX

Every foreign language you learn makes you a little smarter, and even shapes the way you think. Dave Thomas, one of the founders of the Pragmatic Press, once said that a developer should learn a new programming language every year. In the upcoming book Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, Bruce takes this challenging advice to the extreme. The book, in progress, helps a developer solve a nontrivial problem in each of seven different programming languages, spanning four different programming paradigms. In this keynote, Bruce will take a light hearted look at capturing the character of a programming language in a few short pages.

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