Consider static typing

Cd9b247e4507fed75312e9a42070125d?s=47 Tom Stuart
February 05, 2015

Consider static typing

Matz announced in his RubyConf 2014 keynote that Ruby 3.0 might have a static type system. What does that really mean? How should we feel about it? Will Ruby 3.0 still be Ruby? In this talk I’ll unpack what Matz said and make some educated guesses at what it tells us about the future of the language.

Given at RubyConf Australia 2015 ( There’s a video of this talk at, and an expanded transcript is available at


Tom Stuart

February 05, 2015