28 April 2016


José Valim talks with Dave Rael about the painful and exhilarating journey of language creation, difficult times and despair, and the rewards and difficulties of human interactions

José Valim is the creator of the Elixir programming language. He graduated in Engineering in São Paulo University, Brazil and has a Master of Science from a school in Italy. He is also the lead-developer of Plataformatec, a consultancy firm based in Brazil, and an active member of the Open Source community.

José's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Turn off everything that can buzz your computer
  2. Use the right music to assist when you need
  3. Defer interactions when you're not in the right state of mind and take a break

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