Beyond the Hype, What is Web 2.0? at WITI Conf 2006 – Santa Clara, CA

Currently attending WITI Conf being held in Santa Clara, CA Oct 29-31st. I was a panelist on the “Web 2.0; Beyond The Hype, What Is It?” The Web 2.0 topic pops up all the time and mostly what people ask is, “Is it a tool?” How secure is it? Why do we care so much…

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Day 2: Ruby Conf 2006 – Vista Presentation

So for all those who think Vista is a Microsoft product and the open source especially Ruby people might not like it, I have news for you….. Today during “reject conf” which is the session held at 9pm where all the people who submitted topics that were not accepted to the conference speak at, I…

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Microsoft does Ruby too! Ruby.Net

Gardens Point Ruby.NET Compiler   http://plas.fit.qut.edu.au/Ruby.NET     Announcing Ruby.NET Preliminary Beta Release!   We are pleased to announce the preliminary Beta release of the Gardens Point Ruby.NET compiler.  This is not just a Ruby/.NET bridge, nor a Ruby Interpreter implemented on .NET, but a true .NET compiler.  The compiler can be used to statically…

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Day 1: Ruby Conf 2006 Denver – Life after mkmf?

Kevin Clark did a sumber project with Google during which he was tasked with writing the next generation of mkmf. Why do you ask? Well Kevin says: b/c mkmf is like being married and the honeymoon is over! It’s gotten the job done so far but it’s like being married to 70’s introverted geeks. Sometimes…

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Day 1: Ruby Conf 2006 Denver, CO – Dynamic Graphics with Ruby

There is some cool stuff going on with this scripting lingo Ruby. There are a few sites that use the Dynamic Graphic some of which are: http://www.urbandrinks.com/ out of Portland and https://www.billmonk.com/   The basic components of what makes the Dynamic Graphics a success with Ruby are the   3 key pieces Edward Tuffty says is…

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Day 1: Ruby Conf 2006 Denver – keynote History of Ruby

History of Ruby by Masayoshi Takahashi in full Japanese attire. This was really cool! He was a pretty witty guy explaining the history of how Ruby the next gem lingo to Perl came to be over chat   Ruby first created in Japan by Matz. The name was Ruby to compare with Perl since Perl…

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Atlas with any othe name is: Microsoft AJAX Library

For some of you who are still calling Microsoft AJAX, “Atlas” the name has changed. Atlas is being split into three distinct products, with the server-side functionality now dubbed: ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions. The final versions are slated to ship by the end of the year. Atlas is designed to simplify the creation of ASP…

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