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The Power and Philosophy of Ruby
Yukihiro Matsumoto, netlab.jp

Track: Ruby
Date: Thursday, July 10
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Eugene

Ruby, the object-oriented scripting language, attracts people all over the world with its pure object-oriented-ness, cleanness, and power. In this talk, Ruby's creator Yukihiro Matsumoto, a.k.a Matz, will describe the following:

How and why the language was created.

Background design policy of the language.

The secret of its "charm"
Why so many people are attracted by the language.

Where the language is going to evolve.

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