Evening School of Erlang - Pasadena
What is it?
The Evening School of Erlang is a series of Erlang classes designed to bring together developers interested in programming in Erlang and companies who are looking to recruit bright Erlang developers all across the U.S.
How does it work?
The Evening School of Erlang is starting on the 19th of February and consists of two- hour evening classes which are conducted twice a week (every Tuesday and Thursday) over a four week period from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Some classes my run till 9pm. The classes will be held on the following dates in February: 19, 21, 26, 28, March 5, 7, 12, 14. The classes include exercises which allow participants to put the theory into practice and these are automatically tested and assessed using the Erlang e-learning feedback tool.
At the end of the four weeks, participants will be able to take the Erlang Foundation certification exam at no additional cost. This will validate to future employers their knowledge of the Erlang language.
What topics will you learn?
Process Design Patterns
Process Error Handling
Records and Funs
Ports and Sockets
Style and Efficiency
Where do I register?
To register, go to the Eventbrite website: http://esoepasadena.eventbrite.com/#
What is the cost?
The fee for the 4 week course, including the certification exam is 199 USD. For companies looking to train their staff, the cost is 699 USD per delegate. This fee is subsidised by companies looking to recruit Erlang developers. The details of the delegates who enrol for corporate training will not be shared with the potential recruiters.
What does it cost to sponsor?
Companies who are looking to meet and recruit Erlang developers can sponsor these courses. These companies will get an access to the details of the non-corporate delegates together with their Certification examination scores. Companies can give a presentation to the delegates at the end of one of the training sessions and (if desired and at an additional catering cost) socialise with them afterwards over drinks and snacks).
The sponsorship cost for prospective companies is as given below:
· 10-15 mins. presentation about the company -$2000 + applicable sales tax
How do I sponsor?
· To discuss your interest in sponsoring the Evening School of Erlang, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I employ developers whom I wish to train in Erlang. Can I send them to the ESoE?
You can certainly. If you require for your employees to be trained, but prefer their details not be released to sponsors and other potential employers, then we have a "Corporate Admission" rate of $699 per delegate.
I want to find Erlang developers for my Company. How do I become a Sponsor, what does it cost and what do I get?
The main focus of the Evening School of Erlang is to bring together employers and trained Erlang Developers. Sponsorship costs $2000 per sponsor and for this you will get:
Details of the non-corporate delegates together with their Certification examination scores.
The ability to present your company to the delegates at the end of one of the training sessions and (if desired and at an additional catering cost) to socialise with them afterwards over drinks and snacks.
What do I need to bring with me to the training sessions?
You will need to bring a laptop with Erlang and an editor installed. You will also need to bring the O'Reilly Erlang Programming book, as the course material is based on it. If you still don't have a copy, you can get it here.
Should you want a headstart with the reading, take a look at the first Erlang Book which is available as a PDF at: http://www.erlang.org/download/erlang-book-part1.pdf. Also useful is "Getting Started with Erlang" which can be found at: http://erlang.org/doc/getting_started/users_guide.html