BoF: Polyglots, not Silos

Speakers: Kaja Harisai Bhavabhuthi Ravalisri

Track: English

Type: BoF

Room: Rex

Time: Jan 24 (Sun): 16:00

Duration: 0:45

Most contemporary frameworks use a single language paradigm and are therefore trapped in a bubble of knowledge and idiom. This can work well for certain niche applications, but it also fosters a kind of tribalism.

This can be seen in the way that the FOSS development communities huddle on their stacks, ultimately breeding very little cross-pollination.

This same situation can be seen in the Rust vs Node vs C++ battlefields, where hardliners take their stances and refuse to collaborate across communities.

Let’s look at how Polyglots is going to change the landscape of the Developer outlook and production of our software itself.