Strange Loop

Mirah for Android Development

Mirah is a new JVM language that offers Ruby-like syntax, type inference, closures, metaprogramming, and macros. It lets you write expressive code without the penalty of requiring its own runtime environment. As such, it is very well-suited for platforms in which introducing additional runtimes would be impractical; to wit, Android devices.

This talk will introduce using Mirah for Android development by way of the following topics:

Rudimentary knowledge of Java, Ruby, or Android would be useful, but not necessary.

Brendan Ribera

Brendan Ribera

Brendan is a Seattle-based hacker with a penchant for open-source software and programming languages. He's currently employed as the cofounder of a bootstrapped startup. Powered by coffee.