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Transc/Ending Encoding

Posted by Collin Miller  on  Dec 11, 2009 2

In this talk recorded at FutureRuby, Collin Miller explains the problems of encoding programs as text and takes a look at promising solutions such as Intentional Programming.

Failure: An Illustrated Guide

Posted by Avi Bryant  on  Dec 02, 2009

Avi Bryant explains the iterative process that led to the concept, implementation, and UI of Trendly (http://trendly.com/ ), using Smalltalk, Javascript, Ruby and Java in the process.

Living with 1000 Open Source Projects

Posted by Dr. Nic Williams  on  Nov 26, 2009

In this talk recorded at FutureRuby, Dr Nic explains how to how to go from 1 to 1000 open source projects and still enjoy yourself.

Polyglots Unite!

Posted by Foy Savas  on  Nov 13, 2009 1

In this talk from FutureRuby, Foy Savas explains how to approach the concept of polyglot programming. Hint: an open mind helps.

Lean & Mean Tokyo Cabinet Recipes

Posted by Ilya Grigorik  on  Oct 30, 2009

In this FutureRuby talk, Ilya Grigorik explores Tokyo Cabinet's features such as the key-value store, ordered traversal, attribute search, schemaless data structures,indexing, and scripting with Lua.

Between the Battleship and the Failwhale

Posted by Paul Dowman  on  Oct 17, 2009 1

In this talk from FutureRuby, Paul Downman takes a look at scalability - what it is, how to achieve it and which tools and software to use.

Cucumbered

Posted by Joseph Wilk  on  Oct 08, 2009 3

In this talk from FutureRuby, Joseph Wilk gives an introduction to the BDD framework Cucumber and gives valuable tips for getting it adopted and used by customers and developers.

Ruby Go Mobile Web

Posted by Brian LeRoux, Brock Whitten, Rob Ellis  on  Sep 04, 2009

This talk from FutureRuby shows how to create device neutral mobile applications with PhoneGap using HTML5 and Javascript, while still getting access to device features like the camera.

Programming and Minimalism

Posted by Jonathan Dahl  on  Aug 19, 2009 3

In this talk from FutureRuby, Jonathan Dahl talks about minimalism and clarity in writing and how to use these principles in programming.

Introduction to Cappuccino

Posted by Francisco Tomalsky  on  Aug 07, 2009 2

Francisco Tomalsky introduces Objective-J, an Objective-C inspired language on top of Javascript, and the Cappuccino framework built with it, which were used to create http://280slides.com

Flying Robots

Posted by Damen Evans, Ron Evans  on  Aug 05, 2009

In this talk from FutureRuby, Damen and Ron Evans' flying_robot project controls an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV, a blimp in this case) with Ruby and Arduino.

Version Control: Blood, Brain & Bones

Posted by Anita Kuno  on  Jul 25, 2009

Usain Bolt revealed his nutrition sources: KFC, McDonald's & Chinese Food. If the world's fastest man doesn't eat healthy food, why should programmers? Because programmers know about Version Control!

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