Venkat Subramaniam: Live In Person!!!

Wednesday, November 9th


This event will be held in Boulder at Rule 4(Directions):

3002 Bluff St #100
Boulder, CO 80301

It’s our first in-person event in quite some time and the speaker is Venkat! There will be no live stream or recording. It’ll be worth the drive and carpooling is a great way to build community. 😊

See the Boulder meetup page for more information. The information below is copied from this page.

Exception Handling in Functional and Reactive Programming

Functional and reactive programming is gaining popularity and use. One hurdle developers face using these approaches is in exception handling. Dealing with exceptions in these styles is confusing in the beginning and is often messy and error prone.

In this presentation we will step back and take a closer look at exception handling, about their role in functional and reactive programming, and discuss the dos and don’ts for exception handling. We will learn using concrete examples and live coding to illustrate the problem and the possible solutions.

Venkat is an international rock star, always insightful, informative, entertaining and a dry sly sense of humor!

About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on Twitter at @venkat_s.

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