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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Richard Schneeman

Richard Schneeman

Richard writes Ruby at Heroku at teaches Rails at the University of Texas. When he isn’t obsessively compulsively playing Starcraft 2 he writes such gems as , , . He’s on the Rails issue team, and wants you to sign up for . Before working as a programmer – Richard graduated from Space camp where he prototyped a perpetual motion machine that didn’t work, and from Scout camp where he built trebuchets that did.

Dissecting Ruby with Ruby

Underneath the beautiful veneer of our Ruby libraries lies a twisted tangle of writhing guts. Maybe you’re curious how the pieces fit together or maybe you’re tracking down a bug, either way it’s easy to get lost in the blood and bile that ties our code together. In this talk you’ll learn how to use simple and sharp Ruby tools to slice into large libraries with surgical precision. Turn your impossible bugs into pull requests, and level up your programming skills by Dissecting Ruby with Ruby.