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Linux Journal: Interview: JRuby Development Team

Jul 19, 2006, 10:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pat Eyler)

"How did you find your way to Ruby?

"Charles Nutter: I had begun to hear more about Ruby from friends in the fall of 2004 and was just starting to learn it. I discovered that RubyConf 2004 would be held only a few miles from Ventera's home office, in Reston VA, so I planned a trip out east to attend. I was excited about the language's potential and loved the enthusiasm and small size of the conference. I wondered to myself whether there might be a Ruby implementation for Java. While sitting at the conference, on day one of my ongoing Ruby experience, I discovered the JRuby project being led at the time by my friend and former co-worker Thomas Enebo. That was the beginning..."

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