Rob Keefer
Introduction to Concurrent Programming with Elixir
Course Description

Whether you have experienced the awesomeness of developing with Elixir and Phoenix, or simply want to learn how to take advantage of modern multi-core CPUs, the concurrency that Elixir provides is a great start to amping up the performance of your applications. In this hands-on workshop you’ll be introduced to concurrent programming concepts and the methods for implementing these concepts in Elixir. At the end of the workshop you will have built a fault-tolerant, multi-process communication application.

Topics covered in this workshop include working with multiple processes, including Elixir specifics such as GenServers and Supervisors.

Rob Keefer is a co-founder and the Chief Scientist at Pomiet, a software development consultancy. Rob works with organizations to envision and develop web and mobile applications that promote peace of mind for users and decision makers alike. His Masters Degree in Human Factors Engineering and PhD in Computer Science give him a great appreciation for interdisciplinary teams working to solve complex problems. When he is not building systems that make people awesome, Rob enjoys distance running and cycling.

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