• Reactive Programming: Creating Highly Responsive Applications


    Start Time:

    Aug 18, 2016 6:00 PM

    End Time:

    Aug 18, 2016 9:00 PM

    Location:
    Constant Contact Reservoir Place
    1601 Trapelo Road Waltham MA 021451
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    Speaker: Venkat Subramaniam

    Reactive Programming in gaining a lot of attention recently, but what is it? It is a culmination of a lot of good ideas developed over the years, but brought together by the forces of recent developments, both in terms of software and hardware (multicores, mobile devices). Developing an application fast is easy, but developing applications that are responsive and resilient is not. In this presentation,​ we will quickly go over what reactive programming is and what a reactive application is, and then dive into code level details of how to actually create them.

    Speaker Biography

    Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.


    He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.
     
    Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award-winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at venkats@agiledeveloper.com or on Twitter at @venkat_s




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    Photography: George Yazbeck

    Videography:  Francis Solis Olivares