Back to the Future: How 80s Arcade Games Taught me Clojure


Who said games aren’t educational? Learning a new language on your own is never easy, and you often find yourself stuck and frustrated. In this session I will talk about how through developing a simple 2D game I was able to wrap my imperative mind around a functional programming language and learn Clojure. Let me show you how your favorite arcade game can be an excellent tool to master a new programming language

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Mey Beisaron

Backend Developer - Appsflyer

Mey is a public speaker, a backend developer and a Software Engineer. When she is not spending her weekends at hackathons, she experiments with algorithms or learns languages such as russian, french & Clojure. Mey is also a sworn star wars fan. May the force be with you.

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