The Impact of English on Programming Languages
Ignite (BEGINNER level)
Brewhouse & Kitchen
What's the impact of human language on our code? How is the vocabulary and grammar of English reflected in the languages we use? Let's find out by answering an odd question—what would JavaScript look like if the Romans had created it?
Guy Royse
Guy works for Redis as a Developer Advocate. Combining his decades of experience in writing software with a passion for learning—and for sharing what he has learned—Guy explores interesting topics and spreads the knowledge he has gained around developer communities worldwide.
Teaching and community have long been a focus for Guy. He runs his local JavaScript meetup in Ohio and has served on the selection committees of numerous conferences. He'll happily speak anywhere that will have him and has even has helped teach programming at a prison in central Ohio.
In his personal life, Guy is a hard-boiled geek interested in role-playing games, science fiction, and technology. He also has a slightly less geeky interest in history and linguistics. In his spare time he likes to camp and studies history and linguistics.
Guy lives in Ohio with his wife, his sons, and an entire wall of board and role-playing games.