Speaker Details

Mey Beisaron


Mey is a public speaker, a Software Engineer and a Backend Developer. When she is not spending her weekends at hackathons or speaking at a tech conference, she experiments with algorithms, developes games OR learns languages such as Russian, Italian & Go. Mey is also a sworn star wars fan. May the force be with you.

Back to the Future: How 80s Arcade Games Taught me Clojure

Programming Languages

Who said games aren’t educational? Learning a new programming language on your own is never easy, and you often find yourself stuck and frustrated.

In this session I will talk about how through developing a simple 2D game I was able to wrap my imperative mind around a functional programming language and learn Clojure.

Let me show you how your favorite arcade game can be an excellent tool to master a new programming language, ANY LANGUAGE.

Programming Languages
Programming Experience
Programming Habits
Functional Programming