Brian Ford

Brian Ford
Rubinius Developer, Engine Yard

Website | @brixen

Brian is employed by Engine Yard to work full-time on Rubinius and the RubySpec project. Interested in languages of all types, he currently considers Ruby to be his favorite. He intends to make Rubinius the premier Ruby implementation and to facilitate easily exploring and adopting the best features of other programming languages.

Sessions

Programming, Ruby
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
Brian Ford (Engine Yard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
This talk will give an overview of Rubinius, an alternative Ruby implementation with a C++ VM, Ruby standard library, and Ruby compiler. It will also detail major recent changes like switching away from stackless execution and improvements in the core library data structures, garbage collector, compiler, and JIT assembler. Read more.
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