Archive for the ‘Presentations’ category

Tim Bray on Rails, REST, Java Dynamic Languages, and More

October 16, 2006

At the Canada on Rails conference held earlier this year, InfoQ Ruby editor Obie Fernandez recorded an interview with Tim Bray, one of the inventors of XML and current Director of Web Technologies for Sun Microsystems. Tim did not hesitate to share his frank opinions regarding Ruby and Rails, JRuby, the impact of dynamic languages on web development, static versus dynamic typing, Sun’s support of the JRuby project, Atom, and WS-* versus REST approaches to systems integration.
http://www.infoq.com/interviews/tim_bray_rails_and_more

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The Future of Programming Languages

August 24, 2006

Discover what lies ahead for programmers: dynamically typed languages such as Ruby. Talk and the presentation by John Lam (the creator of RubyCLR) from VSLive! Toronto, April 2006.
http://www.ftponline.com/channels/net/reports/vsliveto/2006/lam

10 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know About Ruby

August 24, 2006

Sometimes what we know gets in the way of what we need to learn. Getting over the “new language” hump can be a challenge at times. This presentation attempts to help Java programmer quickly become acclamated to Ruby style and idioms. Given at OSCON 2005.
http://onestepback.org/articles/10things/index.html

Invitation to Ruby

August 24, 2006

This presentation was put together to introduce Ruby to the Cincinnati Linux Users Group. Talk given at the ComputerFest in Dayton Ohio. This is a fun presentation, and attempts to convey the feel and flavor of the Ruby language without getting too bogged down in nitty-gritty details.
http://onestepback.org/articles/invitationtoruby/cover.html