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A Peek Inside The Ruby Toolbox

A session at RubyConf 2013

Friday 8th November, 2013

11:10am to 11:55am (EST)

You can usually judge the maturity of a programming language ecosystem by the breadth of its tooling. For example, Java has a plethora of IDEs that each, in turn, have many well maintained refactoring and code quality plugins (like FindBugs and PMD). C/C++ is equally well established in this space. Even JavaScript is becoming well represented, with a number of static code analyzers and language supersets (like Dart and TypeScript) aimed at improving tooling in the language. But where is Ruby in all of this? This talk will shed some light on the existing tools available in the Ruby world as well as some new tools just starting to be built out in the areas of static analysis, formal verification, and code quality checking. We will look at what kind of tools the Ruby community is good at building, what kind of tools we are bad at, and most of all, some of the tooling we should be working on to really improve our ecosystem and drive more developers to this wonderful language.

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Loren Segal

Ruby hero, YARD author, web developer, photographer, artist, poet/writer, part time model. bio from Twitter

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Time 11:10am11:55am EST

Date Fri 8th November 2013

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rubyconf.org

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