Dave Thomas on Ruby, Rails and Choosing the Right Tool

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences on June 30, 2008


Dave Thomas on Ruby, Rails and Choosing the Right Tool

Summary
Pragmatic Programmer Dave Thomas, author of the 'pickaxe book' Programming Ruby, and co-author of Agile Web Development with Rails and The Pragmatic Programmer, found some time to talk with InfoQ about Ruby, Rails and the importance of choosing the right tool for the job.

Bio
Dave Thomas is recognized internationally as an expert who develops high-quality software--accurate and highly flexible systems. He helped write the now-famous Agile Manifesto, and regularly speak on new ways of producing software. He is the author of six books, including the best selling The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master and Programming Ruby: A Pragmatic Programmer's Guide.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Interview, InfoQ, Delivering Value