Neal Ford On Programming Languages and Platforms

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences on August 25, 2008

Neal Ford On Programming Languages and Platforms

In this interview made by Sadek Drobi during QCon San Francisco 2007, Neal Ford talks about the tendency of having multiple languages running on one of the two major platforms existing today: Java and .NET. He also presents the advantages offered by Ruby compared to static languages like Java or C#.

Neal Ford is Software Architect and Meme Wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy with an exclusive focus on end-to-end software development and delivery. He is the designer/developer of applications, instructional materials, magazine articles, courseware, video/DVD presentations, and author and/or editor of 5 books.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Java, Interview, C#, Groovy, .NET Framework, CLR, InfoQ, QCon, RubyGems, Languages, Platforms, JVM