Ruby 2.4 brings some impressive new features and performance improvements to the table, here are a few of the big ones:
Jonan is a developer at Heroku and an aspiring astronaut. He believes in you and your potential and wants to help you build beautiful things. He loves robots, games, LEGOs and Magic: The Gathering. If you like any of those things or are willing to pretend you should go and introduce yourself. Other good conversation starters: anything you’re passionate about, your life story, what you want to be when you grow up and how you became so fabulous.
At RubyKaigi I caught up with Matz, Koichi, and Aaron Patterson aka Tenderlove to talk about Ruby 3x3 and our path so far to reach that goal. We discussed Koichi’s guild proposal, just-in-time compilation and the future of Ruby performance.
Jonan: Welcome everyone. Today we are doing an interview to talk about new features coming in Ruby 3. I am here with my coworkers from Heroku, Sasada Koichi and Yukihiro Matsumoto, along with Aaron Patterson from GitHub.
Jonan: So, last year at RubyKaigi you announced an initiative to speed up Ruby by three times by the release of version three. Tell us more about Ruby 3x3.
Matz: In the design of the Ruby language we have been primarily focused on...
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