In this FutureRuby talk, Ilya Grigorik explores Tokyo Cabinet's features such as the key-value store, ordered traversal, attribute search, schemaless data structures,indexing, and scripting with Lua.
by Brian Marick
In the past, the Agile movement gave unconventional people cover while they sneaked odd and productive ideas (like using Ruby) into projects. But today, Agile is sick. Here’s what’s gone missing and how, in the future, the spirit of FutureRuby might revitalize Agile.
by Paul Dowman
In this talk from FutureRuby, Paul Downman takes a look at scalability - what it is, how to achieve it and which tools and software to use.
by Adam Blum
In this talk from FutureRuby Adam Blum shows Rhodes, an open source Ruby-based framework for building locally executing apps with access to device features for all major smartphone devices.
by Matthew Knox
The Milgram experiments revealed a number of exploitable weaknesses in human psychology. Matt Knox talks about those weaknesses, their exploitation, consequences, and aftermath.
by Joseph Wilk
In this talk from FutureRuby, Joseph Wilk gives an introduction to the BDD framework Cucumber and gives valuable tips for getting it adopted and used by customers and developers.
by Jesse Hirsh
Jesse Hirsh explains the history of Imperial California and the means by which its ideology infects everyone.
In this talk from FutureRuby, Damen and Ron Evans' flying_robot project controls an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV, a blimp in this case) with Ruby and Arduino.
Nathaniel Talbott explains: the revolution isn't free - none ever is. If we want to keep Ruby real and not have the life sucked out of our community by soulless corporations we have to learn to take value and turn it into cash. And yes, we *can* learn!
by Dr Nic
by Jon Dahl
In this talk from FutureRuby, Jonathan Dahl talks about minimalism and clarity in writing and how to use these principles in programming.
by Austin Che
Austin Che discusses DNA and reprogramming life to create a myriad of novel biological systems. Modularity, abstraction and standardization allow non-biologists design and build biological systems.
by Misha Glouberman
In this FutureRuby session, Misha Glouberman has the audience make terrible noises and behave like a giant cellular automaton - among other things.
by Anita Kuno
Usain Bolt revealed his nutrition sources: KFC, McDonald's & Chinese Food. If the world's fastest man doesn't eat healthy food, why should programmers? Because programmers know about Version Control!
9th–12th July 2009