For the language geeks out there, this month’s SDForum Emerging Technology SIG looks interesting.
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM March 10, 2010 (presentations start at 7 pm)
2475 Hanover St.
Palo Alto, CA
Clojure advocate – Amit Rathore, author of the forthcoming “Clojure In Action”
Go advocate – Robert Griesemer, Google, co-author of Go
Scala advocate – David Pollak, lead author of Lift
Ruby advocate – Evan Phoenix, lead developer of Rubinius, a high performance Ruby VM
Moderator – Steve Mezak, co-chair of the SDForum Software Architecture and Modeling SIG, author of Software without Borders
Note: our discussion will focus on the languages themselves, but questions about related frameworks like Lift and Rails are still in bounds.
For those wanting a brief intro to each language before the meeting, we recommend: