Season 11 Kickoff: The Hosts Discuss Branching Out from Elixir to Compare Notes

About this Episode

Published October 19, 2023 | Duration: 32:21 | RSS Feed | Direct download
Transcript: English

Hosts Dan Ivovich, Owen Bickford, and Sundi Myint kick off the 11th season of the Elixir Wizards podcast. This season’s theme is “Branching Out from Elixir,” which expands the conversation to compare notes with experts from other communities; they discuss their experiences with other languages like JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, C#, Go, and Dart before and after learning Elixir.

This season's conversations will illuminate how problems are solved in different languages vs. Elixir; upcoming episode topics teased include education, data processing, deployment strategies, and garbage collection; the hosts express excitement for conversations analyzing similarities and differences between communities.

Topics Discussed in this Episode

  • Season 11 branches out from Elixir to compare notes with other programming communities
  • Sundi, Owen, and Dan introduce the season theme and their interest in exploring these conversations
  • The hosts compare their experiences with PHP, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, C#, Go, Dart and Elixir
  • The Wizards compare and contrast differences in their personal experience building similar things with different languages
  • Dan dreams in Ruby and uses it for quick prototypes
  • Comparing problem-solving approaches across languages will reframe perspectives
  • Upcoming episodes explore data processing workflows, machine learning, and game development
  • Pop Quiz: Who's that Pokémon... or language, or framework?

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