This session takes a comprehensive look the "Web as Platform," including implications for software architecture design and innovations and ideas that are just now being fully appreciated. Hinchcliffe offers a far ranging, but focuses discussion of system design and the discipline and practice of software architecture; information, that architects and technical leads must know.
Constraint programming is a type of logic programming which allows you to define the constraints of a problem and leave it up to the computer to determine a solution. A Google SoC sponsored project will bring constraint programming to Ruby via a binding to the Gecode library. We talked to Andreas Launila, who develops the project.