Rob is an ex-enterprise .NET consultant and has the scars to show for it – however for the last four years he has been working with a small (distributed) remote team as a full time Erlang+Elm developer in the media streaming industry.
Primarily residing in Glasgow and trying to resist the temptation to live on a diet of deep fried mars bars and whisky, he has over the last couple of years also become a part time barista and has even competed in several national coffee competitions. Most notably he came 2nd in the Scottish Aeropress championships and last in the coffee cocktail competition after spilling cream over the stage and almost setting the judges hair on fire.
Erlang can seem a bit impenetrable at first glance, especially if you are just starting off in the world of functional programming. Not only is the language seemingly esoteric, but the libraries and build tools available can feel somewhat overwhelming when all you want to do is build a ‘hello world’ app. Well – if […]