Ruby is Unlike a Banana

Ruby is Unlike a Banana

My EuRuKo 2012 talk about how we use Ruby and Unix systems at GitHub.

If you didn't hear the talk, these slides probably won't make sense.
If you did see the talk, these slides probably won't make sense.

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Vicent Martí

June 01, 2012
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  6. “I don’t believe in vegetables.

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  8. github . com github : fi github It went something

    like this.
  9. “We don’t believe in the JVM.

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  12. (also, I shaved)

  13. You need to know C to truly understand UNIX

  14. You need to know C to truly understand UNIX

  15. You need to know UNIX to truly understand Ruby

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  17. Unix Simple tools that do one thing and work well

    together.
  18. Ruby: so UNIX, it hurts

  19. look at those `backticks` …come on

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  26. 40 YEARS

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  28. I’m not even mad. Really.

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  30. Close your eyes and picture an Erlang VM with embedded

    mRuby where each actor is running an independent interpreter with no shared state.
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