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  • Author Q&A on Programming for Kids

    by Ben Linders on  Mar 07, 2014

    The book Programming for Kids contains many examples that kids in the age from 9-14 can use to learn the basics of programming, using the programming language Ruby. It also shows them how they can use the command line on a Mac computer. Parents can sit beside their kids and follow along. InfoQ did an interview with the author Peter Armstrong about how kids learn computer programming.

  • The Technology behind Codenvy. An Interview with Tyler Jewell, CEO

    by Abel Avram on  Jul 07, 2013 2

    Codenvy is an online IDE supporting applications development in Java, JavaScript, HTML5, PHP, Ruby and other languages, with built-in support for deploying the apps on a PaaS. This article includes an interview with Tyler Jewell, CEO, detailing some of the technologies behind Codenvy.

  • Interview with Sandi Metz on Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby

    by Manuel Pais on  Jun 28, 2013

    On occasion of the second edition of her book “Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby: An Agile Primer”, InfoQ talked with Sandi about how her book was received, learning from open source code, making sensible use of code analysis tools and other topics.

Interview and Book Review: The LogStash Book, Log Management Made Easy

Posted by Aslan Brooke on  May 20, 2013

James Turnbull makes a compelling case for using Logstash for centralizing logging by explaining the implementation details of Logstash within the context of a logging project. 2

Interview and Video Review: Working with Big Data: Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations

Posted by Aslan Brooke on  May 02, 2013

Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The training focuses on the high level architecture while teaching practical usage skills and Ruby algorithms.

The Essence of Google Dart: Building Applications, Snapshots, Isolates

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Oct 24, 2011

Google has previewed Dart, a new language with a VM but also a JS compiler. InfoQ looks beyond the grammar at Dart's contributions for building apps: Snapshots, Isolates, Modularity. 2

SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer Discusses the Impact of the Cloud on Enterprise IT

Posted by Charles Humble on  Sep 06, 2011

SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer, discusses the impact of mobile devices, HTML 5 and cloud-computing on enterprise IT generally, and SpringSource's Cloud Foundary product.

QoS for Applications: A Resource Management Framework for Runtimes

Posted by William Louth on  Jul 26, 2011

This article draws an analogy between QoS for networks and for applications, resulting in a mapping guide between the two and introducing a production solution for Java, (J)Ruby, and (J)Python apps.

Twitter Shifting More Code to JVM, Citing Performance and Encapsulation As Primary Drivers

Posted by Charles Humble on  Jul 04, 2011

While still a major user of Ruby and Rails, Twitter has gradually been moving more and more of its stack to Java and Scala. InfoQ spoke to Twitter engineer Evan Weaver to find out more. 14

Interview: Russ Olsen on "Eloquent Ruby"

Posted by Werner Schuster on  May 26, 2011

The book "Eloquent Ruby" aims to help Ruby programmers to write idiomatic Ruby and make best use of Ruby's capabilities. InfoQ talked to author Russ Olsen about Ruby style, metaprogramming and more.

Learning Ruby on Rails with Michael Hartl

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  Apr 12, 2011

Learning a new programming language can be a daunting task and at times difficult to know where to start. Now try to learn a new web framework at the same time and you have a recipe for confusion. 3

Key Takeaway Points and Lessons Learned from QCon London 2011

Posted by Abel Avram on  Apr 05, 2011

The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon London 2011 as seen by the many attendees who blogged or tweeted about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees!

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