RubyWorld Conference 2011

2011 9/5 (Mon) - 6 (Tue)
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Keynote Address-1 Yukihiro Matsumoto : Enterprise Ruby the new beginning

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September 5 (Mon.) 11:00-12:00.


Hall-A (International Conference Hall 3F)


Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Ruby Association)

Speaker’s profile

Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto is the creator of recently popular Ruby language. He started development of Ruby in 1993, so it’s actually as old as Java. Now he works for Network Applied Communication Laboratory Inc. (NaCl, also known as which has sponsored Ruby development since 1997. He also serves as a chairman at Ruby Association, a non-profit organization for supporting Ruby. Since his real name is too long to remember and is difficult for non-Japanese speakers to pronounce right, he uses the nickname Matz on the Net.

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Enterprise Ruby the new beginning

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As Ruby finds an increasingly broader user base, the scope of its application and that of its related technologies is growing rapidly from web applications to a diverse range of areas, including mobile phones and super computers. To provide information to everyone involved with Ruby, including developers and engineers, end users of Ruby-based systems, and the Ruby community, and to foster a common understanding of“Ruby’s ecosystem,”which provides a full view of each party’s position / thinking, and the backgrounds and advantages / disadvantages of various technologies.

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