Jim Weirich Discusses Rake, the Ruby Make Tool

Posted in Development, Conferences on June 10, 2008


Jim Weirich Discusses Rake,  the Ruby Make Tool

Summary
Jim Weirich, is the Chief Scientist for EdgeCase LLC and thecreator of rake, the popular make-like build tool written in Ruby. In this interview with InfoQ, Jim disccusses the birth of rake, Domain Specific Languages, and flexmock, his mocking library.

Bio
Jim Weirich is the Chief Scientist for EdgeCase LLC, and is the creator of rake, the popular make-like build tool written in Ruby. Jim is very active in the Ruby community, presenting at many conferences and contributing to open source projects such as RubyGems. Jim blogs at http://onestepback.

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Tags: Ruby, Technologies, Interview, DSL, Rake, InfoQ, Build systems, Mocks