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Aleksandar Filipov

Freelancer at æternity blockchain

Aleksandar has been all over, going from real time embedded OS:e where he worked with hardware and matching OpenGL ES drivers all the way to automotive electrical systems and also a few years with end user apps including android apps for banking. Today he’s a big fan of functional programming, and is a driver for the aeternity’s “channel services” which is a reference framework showcasing aeternity’s unique state channels. He's also an fp evangelist in the automotive space where he maintains Signalbroker.

Past Activities

Ulf Wiger / Aleksandar Filipov
Code BEAM V
28 May 2020
17.25 - 17.55

Elixir meets Erlang in Blockchain development

The Aeternity blockchain was developed in Erlang, by something of an All-Star team, and made a mark as one of the most productive development teams in the business. Unfortunately, Core development outpaced SDK and tool development by a fairly wide margin, and the core team found itself lacking direct user feedback. One approach to address this was to bring on board a talented Elixir developer, Aleksandar Filipov, as a one-man prototyping team and virtual user to the State Channels team. In this talk, we will describe the reasons for augmenting an Erlang project with Elixir, and present some of the results.

OBJECTIVES

Explore Erlang/Elixir synergies and present exciting new technology