The good folks at Tropical Ruby have released the video of my keynote, The Soul of Software. In this talk I start with the premise that the Ruby wave may have peaked. I took that observation as a jumping-off point to examine where we come from as a community—particularly from a philosophical point of view—and where we […]
Author: Avdi Grimm
I’ve written before that I am my code. Today I felt the urge to reiterate this message on Twitter. I thought I’d collect the series here for posterity, in slightly modified order. People don't tell singers "you are not your songs", or artists "you are not your paintings". #iammycode — Avdi Grimm (@avdi) May 20, […]
If you’ve been following Ruby developments for the past couple of years, chances are you’ve heard about refinements. You may have heard that they are controversial, confusing, or even “broken”. It’s true that refinements had some growing pains in their early, experimental versions. But having spent some time exploring the feature as it now exists in […]
Rust is a systems language. I’m not sure what that term means, but it seems to imply some combination of native code compilation, not being Fortran, and making no mention of category theory in the documentation.
via A Taste of Rust.
Tom Stuart expands my mind every time I read or watch something he’s done, so I can’t tell you how excited I was to have him do guest episode on RubyTapas. Subscribers saw this episode back in December, but today I’m freeing it up so anyone can enjoy it. Some of my other favorite things that […]