08 Oct '17, 6am
oh hey I’ll be speaking at @rubyconf next month! https://t.co/LZPkjJRwUl
Would you hire a musician to build a web app? After this talk, you might not think it’s such a crazy idea. Transitioning from opera singer to software engineer, I was blown away by the parallels between music and code. During this talk, we’ll study these similarities: how we break down elements to learn, use patterns to build, problem solve with creativity, and succeed through persistence and flexibility. We’ll compare “Mary Had a Little Lamb” to a Ruby method and see how Puccini might have coded a Todo app. Warning: parts of this talk may be sung. Yes, you may bring your own instruments. Catherine Meyers Catherine Meyers is an opera singer turned software engineer who works at Mavenlink building project management software with Ruby on Rails and React. Prior, she worked at Red Antler, a Brooklyn branding agency, where she built super cool and fully responsive websites. Sh...