Beverly Hills, CA (PressExposure) September 06, 2013 -- The conference took place in Berlin, Germany this year and was held on 15th and 16th of August, 2013.
This year the conference was placed in a beautiful building of Heimathafen Neukolln, Berlin. It was devoted to JRuby coding environment, using its benefits and learning to avoid or neglect its flaws. The wide range of topics covered a great field of knowledge, from the usage and optimization of JRuby itself to the most exquisite and advanced solutions various tools like Torquebox, Scala and Krypt have to offer.
The keynote speakers were Tom Enebo and Charles Nutter from Red Hat, who taught the most expected and long-awaited lectures, sharing their knowledge and personal experience with JRuby environment. They were followed by a bright collection of professionals and enthusiasts, who held interesting lectures on multiple topics. The list of the topics discussed is shown below:
- Optimizing Ruby,
- JRuby Pain Points,
- Ruby for Java minds,
- Krypt & JRuby - new cryptography solutions,
- JRuby and Scala - undividable even by a compiler,
- JRuby on PaaS using TorqueBox,
- Torquebox - enterprise with future possibilities available today,
- JRuby can run anything,
- All your cores belong to us,
- Chasing the Elephant with Theo Hultberg (Burt),
- Modern linguistic coding philosophy,
- Live long and prosper with Celluloid and JRuby,
- and several others.
Due to a rather short format of the conference, the lectures took only about 30-45 minutes each. 2 minor coffee breaks were included in the program along with a bigger 1,5 hour long lunch break and evening parties for informal discussions and communication.
QArea Presence at the Conference
QArea representatives attended the JRuby conference in order to gain better knowledge of this coding environment, obtain new vision of the solutions it offers and receive invaluable experience of different tools like Torquebox and Scala usage. This knowledge is sure to further improve the overall quality of QArea development and testing teams performance and increase the customer support level even more.