Programming Language Stereotypes • PJ Hagerty • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTO Copenhagen 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOcph
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PJ Hagerty - Developer Advocate at Mattermost & A Board Member of Open Sourcing Mental Illness

ORIGINAL TALK TITLE
Urban Legends: What You Code Makes You Who You Are

ABSTRACT
He's traveled the world speaking about programming and the way people think and interact (and he wears nice hats while doing it).
If you were a carpenter, would your skills at building be more important than the tools you use to build? Skills, right? Tools are just a means to an end. So why do developers think the language they use defines the problems they solve?
This talk will take a look at misconceptions across the board, some experiences, both positive and negative, people have had crossing barriers to new languages, and show some of the benefits thinking of one's self as a coder and not a "Ruby coder" or an "Elixir dev" can have on being a better problem solver.
The idea that we know everything there is to know about programming through one tool or language is a bit off. This talk will focus on the stereotypes associated with certain languages, the biases between Open Source and Enterprise, and the importance of continuing to learn the craft of coding [...]

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
01:56 What the talk is about
02:47 What the talk won't be about
03:00 Ruby
07:57 PHP
09:19 Microservices
13:34 Java
14:44 Python
18:06 Linux
19:04 Pearl
20:45 Jamstack
22:16 Anything with a JS
23:10 And so many more...
24:38 Evolution is important
25:16 Communities
26:04 Messed up things people say...
29:36 Cross pollination
30:27 The tech community
30:57 Open source & enterprise
33:59 So what else?
37:49 Conclusion/Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:
https://gotocph.com/2021/sessions/1954/urban-legends-what-you-code-makes-you-who-you-are

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Dave Thomas & Andy Hunt • The Pragmatic Programmer • https://amzn.to/3azvUy3
David Farley • Modern Software Engineering • https://amzn.to/3GI468M
Eric Evans • Domain-Driven Design • https://amzn.to/3tnGhwm
Kent Beck • Extreme Programming Explained • https://amzn.to/34OVMH6
Fred Brooks Jr. • The Mythical Man-Month • https://amzn.to/31NJc5C
Forsgren, Humble & Kim • Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps • https://amzn.to/3tCz1xO
Eric Ries • The Lean Startup • https://amzn.to/396fOva

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