“BUILD STUFF” is a Software Development Conference for people who actually build stuff. We bring world-class speakers, letting them share about the latest developments, trends and innovations, as well as new directions in software development. Since launching in 2012, it’s really caught on quickly.

Recognized by developers from all over Europe, international Software Development Conference Build Stuff’15 Lithuania will feature 3 days (18-20 Nov’15) of conference sessions and 2 days (21-22 Nov’15) of workshops.

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Friday, November 20 • 14:30 - 15:25
(SLIDES) Yan Cui @theburningmonk - My adventure with Elm

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Reactive Extensions (Rx) has brought reactive programming to the mainstream in recent years with successful adoption in languages such as C#, Java and JavaScript. But have you ever wondered what Rx will look like as a language?

Elm is a new programming language based on the idea of Functional Reactive Programming (FRP). Elm lets you create highly interactive web applications without all the messy callbacks tangling around shared states.

In this talk Yan Cui will give a gentle introduction to Elm and share his experience learning Elm and recreating Missile Command in Elm with less than 250 LOC. You will leave this session with a handle on the Functional Reactive Programming paradigm and a basic understanding of the Elm language.

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Yan Cui

Scalable backend system expert, @theburningmonk
Yan works as a server side developer at Gamesys where he develops scalable backend services for Gamesys's social games on mobile and Facebook. He's a co-author of “F# Deep Dives” by Manning and a regular speaker on topics such as Aspect-Oriented Programming, F# and NoSQL. He also... Read More →

Friday November 20, 2015 14:30 - 15:25 EET
5. Theta

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