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Introduction to Cappuccino



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


Francisco Tomalsky is a co-founder of 280 North and creator of the Objective-J language. 280 North is bringing desktop-class applications to the browser with their open source framework, Cappuccino. They recently launched 280 Slides, the first application built on Cappuccino. Before 280 North, Francisco was an early member of the iPhone team at Apple working on Mobile Safari and Maps.

About the conference

FutureRuby isn't a Ruby conference, but a conference for Rubyists. This is a call to order - a congress of the curious characters that drew us to this community in the first place. We have a singular opportunity to express a long-term vision, a future where Ruby drives creativity and prosperity without being dampened by partisan politics.

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Aug 07, 2009

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  • Great stuff

    by Navjeet Chabbewal,

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    That was a real good presentation. Looking forward to try it out if it works on non-Mac platforms.

  • Wow!

    by Jerry Karlin,

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    Not just some very cool product directions, but a fantastic perspective on where we could be headed in general. And their products are Open Source too! These guys deserve medals.

    Great delivery too. Most exciting presentation I've seen in a while. Thanks.

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