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Lizzie Paquette

Lizzie Paquette

Software Engineer at Brex

Lizzie is a software engineer on the Systems team at Brex with a background in compilers and programming languages. She previously worked on a Haskell to hardware compiler at Columbia University and the Hack compiler at Facebook.

She recently gave a talk on Brex’s open source project Brex Result at the Elixir Meetup in San Francisco. At Brex she mainly leads generating and maintaining in house libraries and frameworks.

Upcoming Activities

Lizzie Paquette
Code BEAM SF

Macros in Elixir: Responsible code generation

Macros are a powerful feature of the Elixir language. However, with great power comes great responsibility. In this talk we’ll explore how to leverage macros to reduce boilerplate, enforce best practices, and increase performance all while keeping code maintainable, readable, and idiomatic.

THIS TALK IN THREE WORDS

Interesting

Language

Usage/Tooling

OBJECTIVES

To shine light on a powerful feature of Elixir and give some guidelines on how to use it.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This talk will be accessible to those who haven’t used macros before but some knowledge of Elixir will be assumed.