Enova's Rubinius Expert Leads Upcoming ChicagoRuby Events
Enova senior software engineer and Rubinius maintainer, Brian Shirai, will
share techniques for more powerful programming
CHICAGO, March 3, 2014
CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Enova's own Rubinius expert is teaming
up with ChicagoRuby to provide insights and hands-on experience for developers
looking to unlock extra programming power from coding languages.
BrianShirai, anEnova senior software engineerand the maintainer of the
Rubinius language platform,will personally leadtwo
upcomingChicagoRubyevents in March:
oTuesday, March 4 – Beginning at 6 p.m. at ThoughtWorks, Shirai will
introduce the Rubinius platform features that make it simple to implement
other programming languages. RSVP here.
oWednesday, March 12 - Rubinius Hack Night at 6:30 p.m. at Enova's offices
at 200 W. Jackson (13^th floor). All Ruby developers are welcome,
including beginners. Bring your laptop with Ruby installed. Enova will
provide food and drinks.
Shirai joined Enova from San Francisco-based Engine Yard in late 2013. He is
leading the integration of Rubinius into Enova's tech armory, which will
enable faster and more efficient development of new products and features.
"Rubinius is a cutting-edge technology that brings better performance and
reduces costs by fully utilizing the modern multi-core computer systems," says
Shirai. "The platform facilitates developer tools that improve the
productivity and reliability of application code."
Enova is actively engaged in the Chicago developer community and regularly
hosts meet-ups with ChicagoRuby. A group of Ruby and Ruby on Rails
enthusiasts, ChicagoRuby provides forums for sharing knowledge and excitement
about the language and the framework. Shirai will be speaking at ChicagoRuby's
annual WindyCityRails conference Sept. 4-5. For more details, visit
To learn more about Rubinius, visit the rubini.us website. Shirai maintains
the site, which is updated by Rubinius contributors and includes posts and
documentation about using the language platform to its fullest advantage. You
can also view Shirai's presentation at Enova's latest Tech Talk,
"Communicating with Ruby," on the Enova blog.
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