Fernando Briano

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Programmer

I'm a software engineer at Elastic.
You can see some of my code in my GitHub profile. If you are interested, you can check out my CV, or check out my professional experience on LinkedIn or StackOverflow Careers.

I use GNU/Linux and free software when possible. You can help Free Software by joining the Free Software Foundation. I use Mozilla Firefox as my web browser and Emacs is my text editor of choice.

The top programming languages from my repositories on GitHub are: Ruby (33), JavaScript (19), PHP (7), CSS (7), Elixir (5), Emacs Lisp (3), Shell (3), HTML (3), Perl (1), Java (1), Python (1), Erlang (1), TypeScript (1), Crystal (1), Go (1)

RubyGems I maintain

Open Data Projects

WordPress Development

Other projects

Writing

I really enjoy writing and I've been doing it in my personal blog since 2007.

I've written a couple of articles for la diaria, independent newspaper from Uruguay:

I've also written some technical posts in English in the Cultivate blog:

Conferences

I like going to conferences and I've done some talks about Ruby, Open Data, work, programming and other subjects in meetups and some conferences. I also worked in the organization of RubyConf Uruguay and several Ruby Meetups in Montevideo as well as other related events.

You can find some of my slides on SpeakerDeck. Some of the conferences I remember having been to:

  • 2019 - Code Elixir London 2019 - 18th July 2019 - London, England
  • 2018 - WordCamp Edinburgh 2018 - 17th & 18th November 2018 - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2018 - Elixir Conf EU 2018 - 16-17 April 2018, Training 18 April 2018 - Warsaw, Poland
  • 2018 - Bath Ruby Conference 2018 - 22nd-23rd March 2018 - Bath, England
  • 2017 - EuRuKo 2017 - 29th and 30th of September - Budapest, Hungary
  • 2015 - JSConfUY 2015 - 24th–25th April 2015 - Uruguay, Montevideo
  • 2015 - 3rd International Open Data Conference 2015 - 28th–29th May 2015 - Ottawa, Canada
  • 2014 - Scottish Ruby Conference 2014 - 12th–13th May 2014 - Perthshire, Scotland
  • 2014 - ScotlandJS 2014 - 9th–10th May 2014 - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2014 - RubyConf Uruguay - 23rd–24th May 2014 - Montevideo, Uruguay (gave a talk).
  • 2014 - RubyConf Argentina 2014 - 24th–25th October 2014 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2014 - JSConfUY 2014 - 14th–15th March 2014 - Montevideo, Uruguay (gave a workshop on Firefox OS).
  • 2013 - tech MeetupUY 2013 - 23rd November 2013 = Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2013 - Scottish Ruby Conference 2013 - 12th–13th May 2013 - Perthshire, Scotland
  • 2013 - ScotlandJS 2013 - 9th–10th May 2013 - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2013 - RubyConf Uruguay 2013 - 22nd–23rd March 2013 - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2013 - RubyConf Argentina 2013 - 27th–28th November 2013 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2013 - Conferencia Sobre Datos Abiertos en América Latina y el Caribe - 26th–27th June 2013 - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2012 - RubyConf Argentina 2012 - 19th–20th October 2012 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2012 - PyConUy 2012 - 10th–11th November 2012 - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2012 - Mozilla MDN Hack Day in Montevideo - 24th April 2012 - Montevideo, Uruguay gave a talk
  • 2012 - BrazilJS - 30th–31st August 2012 - Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • 2011 - Rubyconf Uruguay - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2010 - Rubyconf Uruguay - Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 2007 - JavaUy 2007 - 11th-12th October, 2007 - Montevideo, Uruguay

Other stuff

I run an independent punk rock record label: Entropía Records. I've published some albums from local bands and produced and helped with several gigs. It's a great hobby and I love punk rock. Here's my Last.fm profile, in case you want to know my favorite music.

About this site

This static site is generated dynamically with Middleman. You can see the source code here.

I'm using Octicons and Genericons for the icons. You can try the konami code for a visual easter egg.