Functional Geeks, Geeking Functionally
United States
126 episodes
since Dec, 2013


In this episode I talk with Verónica López. We talk her background, exposure to Go and Elixir, working with CoreOS and Kubernetes, being a bridge between Kubernetes and the BEAM communities, and more. Our Guest, Verónica López @maria_fibonacci on Twitter Conference Announcements International Conference on Functional Programming 2018 will be taking place September 23 – 29th in St. Louis, MO. For more information, and to register visit: https://icfp18.sigplan.org/ StrangeLoop 2018 will be taking place September 27th and 28th, with a pre-conference day on the 26th in St. Louis, MO. To keep updated as details become announced you can find out more at: https://www.thestrangeloop.com/ (eighth RacketCon) will take place September 27th and 28th in St. Louis, Missouri, along side ICFP and Strange Loop. For more information, and to register visit https://con.racket-lang.org/. The Big Elixir Conference will be on November 8th and 9th in New Orleans. Visit https://www.thebigelixir.com for more information and to register. Code Mesh LDN will be taking place on November 8th and 9th in London. Visit https://codesync.global/conferences/code-mesh-2018/ for more information and to register. Lambda Days 2019 will be taking place February 21st and 22nc in Kraków, Poland. For more information and to register visit http://www.lambdadays.org/. If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it. Announcements Some of you have asked how you can support Functional Geekery, in that vein, Functional Geekery now has a Patreon Page. If that is one of the ways you would like to show your support, you can find out more at https://www.patreon.com/fngeekery. Topics [@3:26] About Verónica Red Hat CoreOS Go Java Elixir Python Background as a physicist Translating software from Fortran to Python Working on Android applications Building back-end services and doing UI design as a mobile developer Moving into more back-end development Transition to Go and Elixir Getting creative on limited infrastructure ElixirConf 2017 – My Journey from Go to Elixir Why originally picking Go over Elixir for concurrency Norberto Ortigoza Further exposure to Elixir Translating Elixir and BEAM concepts to Go Phoenix Framework Kubernetes Learning how to fail better CoreOS etcd OpenShift Comparing Elixir and the BEAM to Kubernetes Learning from other languages and toolkits approaches to distributed systems Operator SDK Operators in Kubernetes Being able to use Elixir in an organization as a luxury currently Being a bridge between Kubernetes and Elixir Languages live or die by promotion Importance of having people to learn from As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.
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