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Richard Carlsson
Father of eunit, edoc and try-catch
Klarna AB

Richard Carlsson has been deeply involved with Erlang since the mid-nineties. He was one of the original members of the High-Performance Erlang group at Uppsala University, and has contributed to many parts of the standard libraries, the Erlang compiler, runtime system, and the language itself. Among other things, he is the author of Erlang's 'EDoc' documentation system and the 'EUnit' unit testing framework.
After spending three years at Virtutech and then at IAR Systems, he joined Klarna (formerly Kreditor) where he was once again able to work full time with Erlang. He holds a black belt in Karate, but nowadays practices mostly Aikido when he can find the time. He is generally too busy thinking up new stuff to ever finish his PhD.

Richard Carlsson is Giving the Following Talks
Writing a Technical Book

Ever thought about writing a book? I think many of us have, but have no idea where to start or what it would take. In this talk we will write our experiences over the last two years writing the book Erlang and OTP in Action for Manning.  The journey has been a challenging, thought provoking, informative, and very often times an absurd and humorous one. We will relate everything from how togo about proposing a book to a publisher, coming up with a good table of  contents, working with an editor, reviews, production and moving toward print, and quite a bit more.

The presentation slides from this talk are available here:
Richard Carlsson is Host to the Following Tracks

Perhaps your use of Erlang has made you curious about other functional programming languages? Perhaps you are faced with having to understand and interface with other languages in your work? Or perhaps you just want to learn something new? This track lets you widen your horizons and delve into things non-Erlang.