Strange Loop

September 26-28 2018

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Stifel Theatre

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St. Louis, MO

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Systems programming as a swiss army knife

You might think of the Linux kernel as something that only kernel developers need to know about. Not so! It turns out that understanding some basics about kernels and systems programming makes you a better developer, and you can use this knowledge when debugging your normal everyday programs.

Everything in this talk applies to every program, in every programming language. What could be better?

Julia Evans

Stripe

Julia Evans is a developer who works on infrastructure at Stripe. She likes making programs go fast and learning how to debug weird problems. She thinks you can be a wizard programmer.