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Track Overview

Modern Language Innovations

We’ll explore contemporary programming languages, how they are designed, and their goals and visions for the future of programming. We’ll touch on some of the trickiest aspects of programming (memory management, concurrency/parallelism, etc) and dive deep into how contemporary languages are building features to make expressing these programs more productive, safe, and ergonomic.


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Full Stack Dart

Wednesday Nov 10 / 11:10AM EST

Dart emerged from Google a little after Go, as "a client-optimized language for fast apps on any platform”. It has recently surged in popularity as the language behind the Flutter framework for Android, iOS, Desktop and Web apps. Cloud providers are now positioning themselves to...

Chris Swan

Engineer, The @ Company

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Secure, Performant Platform Extensibility through WebAssembly

Wednesday Nov 10 / 12:10PM EST

Server-side WebAssembly is at the core of platform extensibility at Shopify. It enables third-party developers to extend the platform with synchronous, custom business logic.  In this talk, Saúl explores how server-side WebAssembly can be leveraged to enable synchronous, secure and...

Saúl Cabrera

Software Developer @Shopify

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Languages of Cloud Native

Wednesday Nov 10 / 01:10PM EST

How are languages adopted in practice? How and why did Go dominate cloud native code such as Docker and Kubernetes? Why are other languages being adopted? This talk looks back at the early history, talking to Solomon Hykes about the development of Docker in Go, and looks at more recent trends in...

Justin Cormack

CTO @Docker

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Fireside Chat w/ Docker CTO

Wednesday Nov 10 / 02:10PM EST

This session is a new addition to the schedule and has been added recently.In this fireside chat with Docker CTO Justin Cormack, we’ll discuss the present and future of cloud tech, ebpf, isolation, kernel improvements, and much more.

Justin Cormack

CTO @Docker


Speakers from this track

Chris Swan

Engineer, The @ Company

Chris Swan is an Engineer at The @ Company, building the @platform, a technology that is putting people in control of their data and removing the frictions and surveillance associated with today’s Internet. He was previously a Fellow at DXC Technology where he held various CTO roles. Before...

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Saúl Cabrera

Software Developer @Shopify

Saúl Cabrera is a self-driven, and proactive software engineer, highly passionate about functional programming, concurrency, and compilers. Saúl currently works at Shopify making commerce extensible through WebAssembly.

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Justin Cormack

CTO @Docker

Justin Cormack is the CTO at Docker, working on unikernels.

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Track Date

Wednesday Nov 10 / 11:00AM EST

Topics

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Werner Schuster

Conference Chair & InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, @Wolfram

Werner Schuster (@murphee) sometimes writes software, sometimes writes about software. He focuses on languages, VMs and compilers, HTML5/Javascript, and recently more on performance optimisation.

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