Andreas Rumpf introduces Nimrod, a statically typed programming language supporting unhygienic/hygienic and declarative/imperative AST-based macros. The talk focuses on metaprogramming capabilities.
Andreas Rumpf is the designer of the Nimrod programming language. He is a software engineer working at a top secret company and constantly attempts to create his own start-up. He has programmed in various programming languages over the years (including quite obscure ones) without being satisfied with any of them. Andreas Rumpf holds a degree in Computer Science.
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.