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Lilan Anjana Fernando from United States has been nominated for a 2020#Noonie in the Future Heroes and Technology categories.
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Anjana is a Director of Developer Relations at WSO2. He has built up the expertise in data analytics and enterprise integration by leading several products at WSO2. He has also helped numerous customers in implementing their integration strategies. His latest venture is his role in the Ballerina project, where he has been involved extensively in the design and implementation of the language and its runtime, and now primarily works on its ecosystem engineering and evangelism activities.
Anjana presents frequently in events, such as DevOps Pro, ApacheCon, API World, WSO2Con, KubeCon, BallerinaCon, DeveloperWeek, and many tech meetups. He is also the author of the very first Ballerina book: https://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Ballerina-Programming-Novice-Professional/dp/1484251385/.
I mainly write about the Ballerina programming language, in relation to microservices development, integration and cloud-native technologies. I've got involved in Ballerina's early engineering efforts, and then later moved on to a developer evangelism role in the same.
I'm excited about new and upcoming programming languages, Ballerina, for network-aware programming, and Rust as a C/C++ replacement!
People over-using microservices with respect to monoliths. It's not suitable for everything.
Don't be scared to question on what you believe in.
Not much, I can perfectly work from home, miss the human interaction, but the reduction of time for the commute is a plus.
Possibly an area in medical research
I can't say it here!
GMail, Google Maps
Rust, Embedded development
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