Brendan Ribera introduces Mirah, a JVM-based programming language with a Ruby-like syntax, type inference, closures, meta-programming, macros, showing how to use it for Android development.
Brendan is a Seattle-based hacker with a penchant for open-source software and programming languages. He’s currently employed as the cofounder of a bootstrapped startup. Powered by coffee.
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web.