I intended to check out the Tune SQL Server Like a Guru precompiler session being presented by Kevin Boles (@thesqlguru) but I was so enthralled with Ruby that I holed myself up in my room for 10 hours going through Pluralsight courses and messing with Ruby on Rails.
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Sadly, I was unable to make it through all 7 as duty called on numerous occasions throughout the day, but I must say I experienced a wide range of emotions. We utilized the Prime Factors Kata for each language rather than the simple Hello World or To Do applications which I found to be an interesting challenge as I was consistently Googling syntax-related issues. The 3 languages I missed out on in the session were Go (seriously disappointed I missed this one), Scala and Elixir. Quick summaries of the ones I did get to attend are listed below:
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