After last year's success of the RubyFringe conference, organizers Unspace will hold the FutureRuby conference July 9-12 2009 - tickets are still available. We talked to Pete Forde of Unspace about what to expect from FutureRuby.
In this interview taped at RubyFringe, Geoffrey Grosenbach talks about the Ruby and Rails community, the popular PeepCode screencasts and books, and more.
In this interview recorded at RubyFringe, Matt Todd talks about his work on the Halcyon framework and how to stop worrying and simple start implementing ideas, dumb or not.
In this talk from RubyFringe, Matt Todd recommends to stop worrying and simply start implementing ideas, dumb or not.
In this interview filmed during RubyFringe 2008, Luke Francl explains his position towards testing. While supporting unit testing, he thinks testing is not going to reveal all application defects. Development teams should practice code reviews and usability tests which are likely to discover bugs not visible though other methods.
In this presentation from RubyFringe, Nick Sieger explains the history and nature of Jazz music and what it has in common with Programming.
In this talk from RubyFringe, Damien Katz explains what drove him to create CouchDB, why he chose Erlang, how it ended up as an Apache project and much more.
In this interview made by InfoQ’s Rob Bazinet during RubyFringe 2008, Dan Grigsby talks about programming and entrepreneurship, how a programmer can take his idea and transform it into a successful product.
In this talk from RubyFringe, Tom Preston-Werner talks about how he uses the scientific method for tracking down software problems. He demonstrates how he used this approach to track down a particularly sneaky memory leak in a Ruby app, and more.
In this interview recorded at RubyFringe, Jay Phillips talks about VoIP, Asterisk and how his framework Adhearsion makes it easy to write voice applications.
In this talk from RubyFringe, Luke Francl asks: is developer-driven testing really the best way to find software defects? Or is the emphasis on testing and test coverage barking up the wrong tree?
In this RubyFringe talk, Reginald Braithwaite shows how to write Ruby that reads, writes, and rewrites Ruby. The demos include extending the Ruby language with conditional expressions, new forms of evaluation such as call-by-name and call-by-need, and more.
In this interview from RubyFringe, John Lam talks about his work on IronRuby and how Microsoft is approaching Open Source software development.
In this presentation from RubyFringe, Tobias Lütke talks about memcached, the widely used caching solution. Tobias explains how to use it and gives some practical tips on what not to do.