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The Elixir programming language community

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The Elixir programming language community

  1. 1. The Elixir Programming Language Community Adolfo Neto @adolfont v 0.0.1
  2. 2. Tentatie Definition A programming language community is composed of people that produce artifacts and organize events related to a specific programming language.
  3. 3. Elixir Elixir is a new (2011) functional programming language which runs on the Erlang virtual machine (Beam). Wikipedia
  4. 4. Elixir Elixir is used by Pinterest, Bleacher Report and Discord. Wikipedia
  5. 5. Artifacts An artifact is anything (except software) produced by people from the community.
  6. 6. Examples of Artifacts - Books - Podcasts - Screencasts - Articles (includes blog posts) - Cheatsheets
  7. 7. Examples of Events - Meetups - Conferences - Talks
  8. 8. Characteristics of a Community - Size - Strength - Stability
  9. 9. Questions? - How to measure the size of a community? - How to measure the strength of a community? - How to measure the stability of a community? - How do those characteristics affect programming language adoption?

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