February 29 - March 2, 2012
Montreal, Canada

Ruby as She is Spoke

Speak you Ruby surely like native? Have you a grip on using the rectified idioms for coding in the language? But seriously: like human languages, programming languages are also about clear communication, and the best way to speak a language is to understand it idioms. In this session, we’ll look at Ruby turns of phrase and other patterns that the best-written Ruby code uses to communicate clearly and that best take advantage of the Ruby language.

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Joey deVilla


Joey deVilla is Shopify's rock and roll accordion-playing, community-building, code-writing and mischief-making Platform Evangelist. His job is to write, talk, code and sing about the Shopify ecommerce platform to developers, designers and merchants. In a previous life, he was a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft where he specialized in Windows Phone, web development and annoying upper management. You'll rarely see Joey without his accordion, laptop and iPad.

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