José Valim

Elixir Creator

José Valim is the creator of the Elixir programming language and member of the Rails Core Team. He graduated in Engineering in São Paulo University, Brazil and has a Master of Science by Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He is also the lead-developer of Plataformatec, a consultancy firm based in Brazil, and an active member of the Open Source community.

José will explore the rationale and design decisions behind GenStage and Flow, two abstractions that have been researched and now implemented in the Elixir programming with a focus on back-pressure, concurrency and data processing.
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