Author of Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, Deploying Rails Applications, From Java to Ruby, Rails: Up and Running, Beyond Java, 6 others.
Languages succeed for a reason. Their designers make key decisions at the right time, in the right circumstances. In this talk, you'll learn about the key factors contributing to the success of the most important languages of our time. More critically, you'll learn to spot successful languages as they evolve, giving yourself and your company a critical advantage as you adopt new technologies.Slides