Ivo Balbaert is currently a lecturer of (web) programming and databases at CVO Antwerpen (www.cvoantwerpen.be), a community college in Belgium. He received a PhD in applied physics from the University of Antwerp in 1986. He worked in the software industry as a developer and consultant for several companies for 20 years and as a project manager at the University Hospital of Antwerp for 10 years. From 2000 onwards, he switched to partly teaching and partly developing software (KHM Mechelen, CVO Antwerp). He wrote an introductory book in Dutch about developing in Ruby and Rails, Programmeren met Ruby en Rails, Van Duuren Media. In 2012, he authored a book on the Go programming language, The Way To Go, iUniverse. In 2013, in collaboration with Dzenan Ridzanovic, he wrote Learning Dart and Dart Cookbook, both by Packt Publishing. In 2014, he wrote Getting Started with Julia, Packt Publishing.