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Why Ruby

Jason Ong
March 11, 2012

Why Ruby

Presented in 2011 at NUS Hackers Ruby tournament

Jason Ong

March 11, 2012
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  1. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    _Why Ruby?
    “So, what makes Ruby so cool?”
    Saturday, February 12, 2011

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  2. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    People
    “Two turkeys don’t become an eagle”
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  3. A picture > 1000 words...
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  4. A picture > 1000 words...
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  5. Picture > 10,000 words...
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  6. Not forgetting...
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  7. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    Passion
    “Because you’re worth it”
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  8. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
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  9. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
    Work for startups that wanna change the world
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  10. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
    Work for startups that wanna change the world
    Care about code quality
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  11. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
    Work for startups that wanna change the world
    Care about code quality
    Care about helping others achieve code quality
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  12. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
    Work for startups that wanna change the world
    Care about code quality
    Care about helping others achieve code quality
    Be sociable
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  13. Rubyists tends to...
    Wanna change the world
    Work for startups that wanna change the world
    Care about code quality
    Care about helping others achieve code quality
    Be sociable
    Be good musicians
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  14. Rubyists tends to...
    Live happily ever after...
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  15. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    Practices
    “Cuts like a samurai”
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  16. Buzzwords...
    Agile
    REST
    TDD
    BDD
    Pairing
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  17. More Buzzwords...
    NoSQL
    MongoDB
    Redis
    Node.js
    Juggernaut
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  18. Even libraries are cool...
    Cucumber
    Factory girl
    Devise
    Cancan
    Timecop
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  19. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    Productive
    “Rolling up your sleeves”
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  20. This...
    if(myVariable  !=  null){
       //handle  it
    }else{
       throw  new  InvalidOperationException
    ("Hey  dude!  Where's  My  Variable  
    Assignment!")
    }
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  21. Or this...
    raise  "Hey  dude!  Where's  My  Variable  
    Assignment"  if  my_variable.nil?
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  22. What about...
    unless(my_variable.nil?)
       #do  whatever
    end
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  23. Packaged libraries
    gem  install  my_awesome_ruby_lib
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  24. The Five P’s of Ruby - @jasonong
    Pay
    “Show me the money!”
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  25. *Kar-ching*
    We’re hiring
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  26. *Kar-ching*
    We’re hiring
    Huge demand in the valley
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  27. *Kar-ching*
    We’re hiring
    Huge demand in the valley
    Europe, Australia & more!
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  28. *Kar-ching*
    Question:
    Who drives a Pagani Zonda HH?
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  29. *Kar-ching*
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  30. *Kar-ching*
    Answer:
    David Heinemeier Hansen.
    Creator of Ruby on Rails.
    Largely responsible for the popularity of Rails.
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  31. Summary
    People
    Passionate
    Practices
    Productive
    Pay
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  32. Summary
    People who are
    Passionate about good
    Practices and know how to be
    Productive gets excellent
    Pay
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  33. RedDotRubyConf
    22nd/23rd April 2011
    Matz (Ruby creator), Dave (PragProg), Chad
    (RubyCentral), Tom (Github) & many more!
    Regional folks
    Food + drinks + fun = Geek party
    Special student price ~ $100
    Saturday, February 12, 2011

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  34. To learn more...
    Singapore Ruby Brigade
    Ruby Mendicant University
    Railscasts
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