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RubyConf 2009 Schedule

Thursday

  Room 1 Room 2
9:00 – 10:15 Welcome + Matz Keynote
10:25 – 11:05 Just For Fun – Rediscovering Coding as a Hobby (Adam Keys) BERT and Ernie: Scaling your Ruby site with Erlang (Tom Preston-Werner)
11:15 – 12:00 Bits, Bytes, and Blobs (Brian Mitchell) Code of Art (Jeff Casimir)
Lunch (Programming With the Stars)
1:15 – 2:00 Computer vision using Ruby and libJIT (Jan Wedekind) DSLs, Code Generation, and New Domains for Ruby (Joel VanderWerf)
2:10 – 2:55 East Meets West (Yuki Sonoda) Embracing Collaboration with JRuby and JavaScript (Jon Crosby)
3:05 – 3:50 FFI - creating cross engine gems (Jeremy Hinegardner) Flying Robot: Using Ruby And Arduino For Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Ron Evans & Damen Evans)
Break
4:20 – 5:05 Getting Non-Relational with MongoDB (Michael Dirolf) Indoctrinating the Next Generation: Teaching Ruby to Kids (Sarah Mei)
5:15 – 6:00 Hacking parse.y (Tatsuhiro UJIHISA) How TDD/BDD Miss the Point: Introducing MDD (Nathaniel Talbott)
Break
8:00 Lightning Talks

Friday

  Room 1 Room 2
9:30 – 10:15 NoSQL: Death to Relational Databases(?) (Ben Scofield) Towards a Ruby compiler (Caleb Clausen)
10:25 – 11:05 Ruby game development with Jemini (Logan Barnett & Jay McGavren) Polishing Rubygems (Yehuda Katz)
11:15 – 12:00 Using Ruby to generate faster Ruby code through partial evaluation (Andy Keep) Gemcutter: the next step in gem hosting (Nick Quaranto)
Lunch (Programming With the Stars)
1:15 – 2:00 JRuby Everywhere! (Charles Nutter & Thomas Enebo) Aqua: A cool, clear drink of Ruby object persistence
2:10 – 2:55 MacRuby: Ruby for your Mac (Laurent Sansonetti) Scaling on App Engine with Ruby and Duby (John Woodell & Ryan Brown)
3:05 – 3:50 Rubinius in One Act OR Rubinius: A War on Two Fronts (Evan Phoenix) SOLID Ruby (Jim Weirich)
Break
4:20 – 5:05 IronRuby (Jimmy Schementi) Rippin’ off Python (Chris Wanstrath)
5:15 – 6:00 Ruby Memory Management Hacks (Koichi Sasada) Making Music with Ruby: Patterns, Context, Fun (Noah Thorp)

Saturday

  Room 1 Room 2
9:30 – 10:15 Matz Question + Answer
10:25- 11:05 Clojure for Ruby Programmers (Stuart Halloway) Writing 2D games for the OSX platform in Ruby (Matt Aimonetti)
11:15- 12:00 Mobile Applications with Ruby (Sarah Allen) Synchronous Reads, Asynchronous Writes (Paul Dix)
Lunch (Programming With the Stars)
1:15- 2:00 Ruby is from Mars, Functional Languages are from Venus: Integrating Ruby with Erlang, Scala or F# (Andrea O. K. Wright) There is Such a Thing as Too Much Testing (Jake Scruggs)
2:10- 2:55 Ruby Mutants (Charles Nutter) Why "Enterprise Tools" Are Bad for the Enterprise (Glenn Vanderburg)
3:05- 3:50 Worst. Ideas. Ever. (Aaron Patterson & Ryan Davis) TBD