Complex Ruby concepts dummified

A session at RubyConf 2011

Saturday 1st October, 2011

3:05pm to 4:20pm (CST)

Programming languages, such as Ruby, are natural and elegant. But to achieve this elegance, things have to happen under the hood. Garbage Collection, concurrency, Global Interpreter Lock, metaprogramming, C extensions are just some of the things happening with or without our knowledge. Trying to understand these concepts, their implementations and their implications in daily coding might seem daunting. However, having a good understanding of these topics will make you a better developer. No CS degree or PhD required to attend this talk.

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Matt Aimonetti

Tech lead at @LivingSocial - Author, Speaker, Technologist - Former Sony PlayStation developer. bio from Twitter

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RubyConf 2011

United States United States, New Orleans

29th September to 1st October 2011

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Time 3:05pm4:20pm CST

Date Sat 1st October 2011

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rubyconf.org/…s/40

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  • MacRuby: The Definitive Guide

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