Join us for a two day, double track Ruby conference at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA!

Oct 12-13, 2013

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Jason Garber

Jason Garber

Jason picked up Ruby while re-designing the Rosetta Stone website in 2005 and immediately fell in love with the language, the community, and open-source software. Later, he started committing to Why the Lucky Stiff’s RedCloth repo and the next thing he knew, he was the owner, with a sketch from _why to prove it! Jason enjoys helping others level up their skills, through RailsGirls, Philly.rb, and corporate training. He is an engineer at PromptWorks, a Ruby shop in Philadelphia, where he enjoys pair programming with his co-founders, Greg and Mike.

Writing DSLs with Parslet

Parslet makes it easy to write these kinds of DSLs in pure Ruby. In this talk you’ll learn the basics, feel out the limitations of several approaches and find some common solutions. In no time, you’ll have the power to make a great new DSL, slurp in obscure file formats, modify or fork other people’s grammars (like Gherkin, TOML, or JSON), or even write your own programming language!