Interview: Aaron Quint on Sinatra (Reprint)

Note: This article first appeared on 20th March 2009 but the original is not accessible; hence the reprint. On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Aaron Quint and talked to him on Sinatra, in this interview. Satish Talim Welcome, Aaron and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self?

Karel Minarik: How do I learn and master Sinatra? (Reprint)

Note: This is reprint of the blog post that appeared on 13th July 2009, as the original is not accessible. Welcome to the fourth installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Interview: Michael Hartl, author of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial (railstutorial.org)

RubyLearning participants talk to Michael Hartl the author of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial (railstutorial.org). Satish Talim Welcome Michael and thanks for taking out time for RubyLearning. For the benefit of the readers of this blog could you please introduce yourself and tell us what you do for a living? Michael Happy to be here. I’m a programmer, educator, and entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve been focused on making educational products and selling them online.

Hampton Catlin on Haml

Clojure: A Chat with Andrew Boekhoff

In this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Andrew Boekhoff, author of CongoMongo, a toolkit for using MongoDB with Clojure. Satish>> Welcome Andrew and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. What programming languages have you used seriously? Andrew>> Seriously: Ruby and Clojure. Less Seriously: C, C++, Java and now: Haskell, Scheme. Satish>> Why and when did you decide to start working on Clojure? Andrew>> I’ve been using Clojure for a little over a year.

Dmitry Lipovoi Winner RPCFN - 10

Benoit Daloze Winner RPCFN - 9

In this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Benoit Daloze of Belgium, winner of the ninth Ruby Programming Challenge For Newbies. Satish>> Welcome Benoit and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self? Benoit>> I would first like to thank RubyLearning for all they have done. I am a 19 year old student in first bachelor in computer sciences (at UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve).

Paul Barry Winner RPCFN - 8

Dmitriy Nagirnyak Winner RPCFN - 7

Rich Hickey talks to RubyLearning's Clojure Course Participants

On the eve of the first free, online “Clojure 101” course, Michael Kohl of RubyLearning caught up with Rich Hickey, the creator of Clojure. In this interview, Rich Hickey talks to the Clojure 101 course participants on Clojure. Michael>> Welcome, Rich and thanks for taking out time for RubyLearning’s Clojure course participants. For their benefit, could you tell us something about yourself? Rich>> I’m an independent professional software developer, and the author of Clojure.

Amit Rathore talks to RubyLearning's Clojure Course Participants

On the eve of the first free, online “Clojure 101” course, Michael Kohl of RubyLearning caught up with Amit Rathore, author of the forthcoming book – Clojure in Action. In this interview, Amit Rathore talks to the Clojure 101 course participants on Clojure. Michael>> Welcome, Amit and thanks for taking out time for RubyLearning’s Clojure course participants. For their benefit, could you tell us something about yourself? Amit>> I’ve been programming since I was 11, and been designing and developing software systems in a professional setting for about ten years now.

Michael Fogus talks to RubyLearning - Clojure Course Participants

On the eve of the first free, online “Clojure 101” course, Michael Kohl of RubyLearning caught up with Michael Fogus, author of the forthcoming book

Stuart Halloway talks to RubyLearning's Clojure Course Participants

On the eve of the first free, online “Clojure 101” course, Michael Kohl of RubyLearning caught up with Stuart Halloway, author of

Guillaume Petit Winner RPCFN - 6

In this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Guillaume Petit of France, winner of the sixth Ruby Programming Challenge For Newbies. Satish>> Welcome Guillaume and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self? Guillaume>> Thanks Satish for the opportunity. My name is Guillaume Petit a 26 year old nomad who sets off on a journey in the world of programming languages and has not come back yet!

Patrick McKenzie Winner RPCFN - 5

Aleksey Gureiev Winner RPCFN - 4

Todd Huss Winner RPCFN - 3

Charles Feduke Winner RPCFN - 2

Felipe Elias Philipp Winner RPCFN - 1

Interview: Author Peter Cooper

Our Book Promotion: “Beginning Ruby 2nd Edition” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?

Blake Mizerany: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the last installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Carlos Gabaldon: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the eight installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra. Satish>> Carlos Gabaldon, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based?

Julio Javier Cicchelli: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the seventh installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Nick Plante: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the sixth installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Chris Strom: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the fifth installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Interview: Author Antonio Cangiano

Our Book Promotion: “Ruby on Rails for Microsoft Developers” has just started. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?

Karel Minarik: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the fourth installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Jeremy Evans: How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the second installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

How do I learn and master Sinatra?

Welcome to the first installment on the RL blog, of a mini series – “How do I learn and master Sinatra?” – by top Rubyists using Sinatra. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Sinatra developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face on how to learn and master Sinatra.

Interview: Author Paolo Perrotta

The trial batch of our new course “Ruby Metaprogramming” started recently. On this occasion, RubyLearning caught up with author Paolo Perrotta (who is writing the book “Metaprogramming Ruby“)

20+ Rubyists are using Sinatra - Do you?

20+ Rubyists are using Sinatra – Do you? With Sinatra you can quickly create your own tiny web-applications in Ruby and write lots of small services. RubyLearning caught up with some Rubyists working with Sinatra and asked them as to why, how and where they use Sinatra. Aaron Quint I’ve been using Sinatra all over the place. With Vegas I’ve been using it as a way to provide simple web interfaces to existing code.

Interview: Author Gregory Brown

Our Book Promotion: “Ruby Best Practices” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing? Author Gregory Brown will be on site to answer questions! Click here for more details. Here, in this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Gregory Brown. Satish Gregory, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? Gregory I’m a Ruby hacker that tends to spend a lot of time on free software.

Interview: Author Eldon Alameda

Our Book Promotion: “Foundation Rails 2” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing? Author Eldon Alameda will be on site to answer questions! Click here for more details. Here, in this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Eldon Alameda. Satish Eldon, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? Eldon I’m originally from California, but have been residing in Kansas City for the last 11 years.

A Quick Chat with Chetan Mittal of Mortar Systems

Satish Chetan, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? Chetan I am born and raised in Chandigarh, India’s most beautiful city. I am a computer engineer by both qualification and profession, and a MBA from Melbourne Business School (UQ/MtEliza). In 2000 I moved to Australia; worked and stayed there for six years before coming back to India in 2006, year I put my hands on Rails, to start Mortar Systems.

Interview: Author David Black

Our Book Promotion: “The Well-Grounded Rubyist” starts today. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing? Author David A. Black will be on site to answer questions! Click here for more details. Here, in this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to David A. Black. Satish David, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? David I’m from Connecticut originally, and I live in New Jersey.

The Future of Ruby is Fail!

The Future of Ruby is Fail! Preamble Thanks to Ilya Grigorik for initiating the discussion in the Indian Ruby / Rails community around the premise “Future of Ruby is Fail” (yes, somewhat tongue in cheek, but also serious), trying to get a feel for the concerns in the community. The focus of this discussion would be on the Indian market / geographical area. RubyLearning is pleased to have with us, Ruby / Rails Gurus from Pune, India: Ashutosh Ambekar from Persistent Systems Ltd., Devendra Deshmukh from e-Zest, Gautam Rege from Josh Software Pvt.

Interview: Author Dave Thomas

Our Book Promotion: “Programming Ruby 1.9” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?

Interview: Author David Griffiths

Our Book Promotion: “Head First Rails” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?

Interview: Author Jeremy McAnally

Our Book Promotion: “Ruby in Practice” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for participation. The coolest thing?

Interview: Author Noel Rappin

Our second Book Promotion: “Rails Test Prescriptions” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?

Quick Questions for Andrey 'A.I.' Sitnik

RubyLearning caught up with Andrey “A.I.” Sitnik developer of R18n, a tool to internationalize and localize your Merb/Sinatra/desktop Ruby application, and asked him some quick questions in this interview.

Follow Cost: A Sinatra app for Twitter

RubyLearning caught up with Luke Francl and Barry Hess creators of Follow Cost – a Twitter tool to help people decide if following someone is worth it, and talked to them about Follow Cost and Sinatra in this interview.

Interview: Author Steve Pugh

Our first ever Book Promotion: “Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for participation. The coolest thing? Author Steve Pugh will be on site

SapnaSolutions Transforming Pune City into a Rails Hub

Nick Adams is the CTO and Co-Founder of SapnaSolutions. SapnaSolutions is on a mission of transforming Pune city into a Ruby on Rails hub.

Interview: Aaron Quint on Sinatra

On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Aaron Quint and talked to him on Sinatra, in this interview. Satish Talim>> Welcome, Aaron and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self? Aaron Quint>> Thanks for having me! I’m a freelance Ruby developer working in Brooklyn, NY.

Interview: Ryan Tomayko on Sinatra

On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Ryan Tomayko and talked to him on Sinatra, in this interview. Satish Talim>> Welcome, Ryan and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self? Ryan Tomayko>> My background is in systems design and general web architecture — HTTP, REST, and “web services” primarily.

Interview - Michael Morin Creator of Using Twitter with Ruby Course

The first ever free, online “Using Twitter with Ruby” course starts 18th April 2009 at RubyLearning.org. Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Micheal Morin, the creator of this course, and talked to him in this interview.

Interview: Adam Wiggins on Heroku

On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim and Victor H. Goff III of RubyLearning caught up with Adam Wiggins and talked to him on Heroku (pronounced her-OH-koo), in this interview.

Interview: Adam Keys on Sinatra

On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Adam Keys and talked to him on Sinatra, in this interview.

Interview: Chris Wanstrath of GitHub

On the eve of the first ever free, online course on “Git and GitHub”, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Chris Wanstrath and talked to him, in this short interview. Satish Talim>> Welcome, Chris and thanks for taking out time to share your thoughts. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self? Chris Wanstrath>> I’m a Ruby and JavaScript programmer living in San Francisco, CA.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Ryan Bates

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the last installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. This week, we’re happy to have Ryan Bates from USA.

Noomii.com: The Buddy System for your Life

Kurt
Shuster

Kurt Shuster is the CEO and Co-Founder of Noomii.com. In this interview Satish Talim of RubyLearning, talks to Kurt about Noomii.com.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Thibaut Barrere

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. This week, we’re happy to have Thibaut Barrere from France.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Josh Susser

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Ilya Grigorik

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Matt Aimonetti: Why on earth would you ignore Merb?

If you were to ask me, I’d say that Merb has caught the fancy of Rubyists around the world and it’s not just hype. Recently RL conducted a poll on new course offerings where 1000 Rubyists (from over 140 countries) voted. Over 30% requested for an Introductory course on Merb. RL’s Satish Talim caught up with Matt Aimonetti (a serious Ruby addict and Merb core team member) to learn more about Merb.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Peter Cooper

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Chris Matthieu

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Ezra Zygmuntowicz

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Bruce Tate

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Ian Dees

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Jonathan Conway

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Guy Naor

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Chris O'Sullivan

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters

Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe.

United Prosperity and Rails to Help Billions of Small Entrepreneurs

Bhalchander Vishwanath is the Founder and CEO of United Prosperity. He grew up in Pune, India and lives in the SF-Bay Area. He did his Bachelors degree from IIT Bombay and after working for two years with Tata Motors did his MBA from IIM Bangalore. He subsequently worked with Wipro, Microsoft, MphasiS and most recently Infosys and led several multi-year projects in financial services and insurance. Early in his career he also managed to do a little bit of marketing and sales.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Jay Fields

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Stuart Halloway

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Dr Nic Williams

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the next installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by James Edward Gray II

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters Welcome to the second installment of the weekly interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

Little Known Ways to Ruby Mastery by Jamie van Dyke

A weekly series from the Ruby Masters We’re excited to launch a new interview series on the RL blog – “Path to Ruby Mastery” – by top trainers and developers in the Ruby community, from across the globe. The interview series will provide insight and commentary from these notable Ruby trainers and developers, with the goal of facilitating and providing answers to the questions Ruby beginners face. We welcome your suggestions for interviewees and questions.

David Flanagan talks to RubyLearning

O’Reilly Media, Inc. is a strong supporter of RubyLearning.org and recently announced a 50% discount, for the participants of the FORPC101 course, on their book “The Ruby Programming Language” by David Flanagan, Yukihiro Matsumoto. Satish Talim of RubyLearning recently caught up with David Flanagan who was kind enough to spare time answering questions posed by RubyLearning. Satish Talim David, a warm welcome to you. For the benefit of the readers, could you tell us something about your self?

Fabio Akita on Locaweb

Locaweb is a strong supporter of RubyLearning.org and Satish Talim of RubyLearning recently caught up with Fabio Akita of Locaweb, who was kind enough to spare time answering questions posed by RubyLearning. Fabio Akita is a Brazilian Rails enthusiast, also known online as “AkitaOnRails”. He regularly write posts on his own blog and had published the very first book tailored for the Brazilian audience called “Repensando a Web com Rails”. Satish Talim Fabio, a warm welcome to you.

Guy Naor CTO Morph Labs

Morph Labs have been supporting RubyLearning.org for some time now. Satish Talim of RubyLearning recently caught up with Guy Naor (CTO Morph Labs), who was kind enough to spare time answering questions posed by RubyLearning. Guy Naor is a veteran of the computing and technology world since 1981. Guy’s technology experience spans evolution and revolution eras, where he was involved with multiple companies and projects, working in a wide variety of computing platforms from mainframes to hand held devices as well as dozens of languages and operating systems.

Charles Nutter talks to RubyLearning Participants

On the eve of the new JRuby Course announced by RubyLearning, Satish Talim of RubyLearning caught up with Charles Nutter, who was kind enough to spare time answering questions posed by the RubyLearning participants. Charles Nutter has been a Java developer since 1996. He currently works full-time as a core developer on JRuby at Sun Microsystems. He led the open-source LiteStep project in the late 90s and started working on Ruby in the fall of 2004.

YoYoBrain.com: Study Less. Learn More.

Will Bunker founded the online dating service that became Match.com, the world’s largest personals site. Will designed the software and developed the hardware infrastructure for the site, which grew to 4.5 million monthly unique visitors and annualized subscription revenues of $14 million, outperforming Yahoo Personals and other competitors. In late 1999 they sold One-and-Only to Ticketmaster Online/City Search, where it was rebranded Match.com. Will Bunker is now the co-Founder and CEO of YoYoBrain.

"AkitaOnRails" Advises A Young Ruby Beginner

Fabio AkitaFabio Akita is a Brazilian Rails enthusiast, also known online as “AkitaOnRails”. He regularly write posts on his own blog and had published the very first book tailored for the Brazilian audience called “Repensando a Web com Rails”. He is now a full-time Ruby on Rails developer working as Brazil Rails Practice Manager for the Utah company Surgeworks LLC.

Ruby Interview: Adam Keys of FiveRuns

For the past two years, RubyLearning has been promoting the Ruby language world-wide, by conducting its Free Online Ruby Programming Course. 1000s of participants have either completed or are in the process of completing the course. Most Ruby course participants have a plethora of questions related to the language; opportunities in Ruby; Ruby’s future etc. Satish Talim of RubyLearning, after talking to Bruce Williams, next talked to FiveRuns’ Adam Keys, to get his views and opinion.

Ruby Interview: Bruce Williams of FiveRuns

For the past two years, RubyLearning has been promoting the Ruby language world-wide, by conducting its Free Online Ruby Programming Course. 1000s of participants have either completed or are in the process of completing the course. Most Ruby course participants have a plethora of questions related to the language; opportunities in Ruby; Ruby’s future etc. Satish Talim of RubyLearning talked to FiveRuns, to get their views and opinion. FiveRuns is building an ecosystem of tools around Rails, including its flagship monitoring and management tool, FiveRuns Manage, and a free Rails stack, FiveRuns Install.

Rails Interview: Michael Slater of BuildingWebApps.com

For the past two years, RubyLearning has been promoting the Ruby language world-wide, by conducting its Free Online Ruby Programming Course. 1000s of participants have either completed or are in the process of completing the course. Most Ruby course participants have a plethora of questions related to the language; opportunities in Ruby; Ruby’s future; Rails etc. Satish Talim of RubyLearning talked to BuildingWebApps, to get their views and opinions. BuildingWebApps is a project of Collective Knowledge Works, Inc.

Rails TakeFive Interview

It was fun being interviewed by FiveRuns Blog. FiveRuns exists for the express purpose of delivering affordable and radically simplified tools for monitoring applications and their supporting infrastructure with a focus on Ruby on Rails. Every Friday, FiveRuns interviews Ruby/Rails enthusiasts and it was an honor to be amongst luminaries such as Chad Fowler, Peter Cooper, Pat Eyler to name a few. Technorati Tags: FiveRuns, Rails Interview, Rails, Ruby

Why We Love Ruby

Recently, odinjobs talked to a panel of Ruby Experts and asked them

Ruby Quote

Recently, Pragmatic Programmer Dave Thomas, author of the ‘Pickaxe book’ Programming Ruby, and co-author of Agile Web Development with Rails and The Pragmatic Programmer, talked with InfoQ about Ruby, Rails and the importance of choosing the right tool for the job.

Josh Software: Making its mark in Ruby on Rails

Pune is now increasingly becoming the hot-bed of Ruby on Rails activity in India and Josh Software Pvt. Ltd. are strongly making a mark in this field. Satish Talim of RubyLearning.com recently talked to Gautam Rege, one of the founders of this company.

Advice For Ruby Beginners 3

Interview: Karmen Blake

Karmen
Blake

(This interview appeared before on 23rd Sept. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).

Today we talk to Karmen Blake

Advice For Ruby Beginners 2

Advice For Ruby Beginners 1

The popularity of Ruby grows exponentially and with that, more and more people are learning the language. Recently, 400+ would-be Ruby developers from around the world registered for the Free Ruby Lessons at RubyLearning.com and more keep joining everyday. Most Ruby beginners have a plethora of questions related to the language; opportunities in Ruby; Ruby’s future.

Survserv: Rails based Real Time Outbreak Detection System

Arindam
Basu

RubyLearning caught up with Arindam Basu and requested him to brief us about Survserv, a Rails based real time outbreak detection system (still in Beta).

Interview with Ola Bini – JRuby Core Developer

Ola
Bini

RubyLearning caught up with Ola Bini at Bangalore, India and talked to him about JRuby. Ola provides some insights for easy adoption of JRuby by the large pool of Java and Ruby developers in India.

David Black Interview: Talking to RubyLearning.com

Today, I had the good fortune to talk to David Black the author of the very popular book “Ruby for Rails“, on behalf of all the RubyLearning.com members. I have been recommending his book to one and all and if you have not read it yet, do buy yourself a copy. Hello David, and welcome to RubyLearning.com. Why don’t we start with a little bit of your background? I’m a self-taught computer programmer, currently specializing in Ruby and Rails.