Reginald Braithwaite on Rewrite

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences on September 24, 2008

Reginald Braithwaite on Rewrite

In this interview filmed at RubyFringe, Reginald Braithwaite talks about his past experiences with languages, programming, and software development, and what attracted him to Ruby. He also talks about Rewrite, a collection of features which add "sexp-rewriting meta-programming to Ruby".

Reginald Braithwaite was the tech lead on the team that created JProbe Threadalyzer, a tool that did automatic detection of potential threading-related bugs. Shortly after that he became Program Manager for the suite of JProbe tools and then Development Manager. He is a speaker at conferences like RubyFringe and MeshU. He is author of the Invocation Construction Kit and Rewrite for Ruby.

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Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Interview, InfoQ, RubyGems, Languages, RubyFringe, Rails, Rewrite