Beyond the language: the importance of algorithms

Simone Carletti

Simone Carletti

Mastering a programming language is not enough to write efficient code.

Programmers often try to squeeze a programming language as much as they can in order to achieve the best performance, without realizing that the solution could be found in a more efficient algorithm or data structure.

The talk is meant to inspire you to learn more about algorithm design by demonstrating, with real world examples, how a properly designed algorithm may drastically increase the efficiency of your code, regardless of the programming language you are using.

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