Questions on Ruby? Ask An Expert at RubyLearning
RubyLearning is happy to announce the start of a series of blog posts titled “Ask An Expert”. We are assembling experts in various areas of Ruby programming who will answer your questions as a blog post here.
To begin with, some of the experts who have agreed to answer your questions are:
- Gautam Rege on Ruby with MongoDB, Mongo, MongoMapper and Mongoid
- Gonçalo Silva on Ruby/Rails performance
- Sau Sheong Chang on Sinatra
- Sethupathi Asokan on the Ruby devise gem
- Staffan Nöteberg on Ruby regex
- Steve Klabnik on Testing in Ruby
I am sure there are more Ruby experts to follow.
Please feel free to ask your questions on the topics mentioned above, as comments to this blog post. We will put up these questions to the experts who will answer them here as a separate blog post, provided there are at least 7-8 questions per topic. If not, they would answer your questions directly as comments.
Here’s some information about our experts:
Gautam Rege is a Director and Co-founder of Josh Software Private Limited a Pune based software company that specializes in Ruby related services and product development. He is currently busy writing the book “Ruby and MongoDB Web Development Beginners Guide”.
Gonçalo Silva, is a full-time Ruby on Rails developer at escolinhas.pt and has participated in the Ruby Summer of Code 2010. He loves and contributes to many open-source projects, being a fan of Linux, Ruby and Android. He likes to call himself a hacker, but that’s just an excuse for being in front of the computer all the time. Oh, and he tweets at @goncalossilva.
Sau Sheong Chang, is currently the Director of the Applied Cloud Computing Lab, in HP Labs Singapore. Prior to this he was the CTO of Garena Online, one of the largest game publishing provider in Southeast Asia and before that, the Engineering Director for Yahoo! Southeast Asia. All in all, he has more than 15 years of application development experience, mostly web application and in the past 5 years, mostly in Ruby. He published a book Ruby on Rails Web Mashups in 2008 and recently published a new book Cloning Internet applications with Ruby in August 2010. He is active in the Ruby community in Singapore, where he is currently living, being one of the pioneers in Singapore Ruby Brigade.
Sethupathi Asokan is a Director and Co-founder of Josh Software Private Limited a Pune based software company that specializes in Ruby related services and product development.
Staffan Nöteberg wrote the critically acclaimed productivity book Pomodoro Technique Illustrated. He knows the regex (regular expressions) stack all the way from the automata theory base up to the newest regex idioms. And he’s proficient in Oniguruma – the Ruby regex engine.
Steve Klabnik, is a software craftsman, writer, and former startup CTO. Steve tries to keep his Ruby consulting hours down so that he can focus on maintaining Hackety Hack and being a core member of Team Shoes, as well as writing regularly for multiple blogs.
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