16688Minutes of the meet [April 2005]
- May 1, 2005Hi Luggers
Welcome to yet another meet update.
The meet this month started of with the customary introduction,we even
had Arjun Mukherjee[Virtusa] join us after a long time.
On behalf of ILUGHYD i welcome all the newbies/new members.
The 'Ken Thompson'room was full and we had people standing ;),nice to
see that more and more hyderabadies into opensource,we even had a
bunch of MAC guys and also from FSF Hyderabad!!! hey do i see a new
This months talk was by Premshree from Yahoo! bangalore on RUBY!
He started off with the basic's of Ruby along with a brief history of
ruby [created/developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto ("Matz")],then went
ahead with some coding to show how simple yet powerfull Ruby is.The
obvious comparisions with Python and Perl was also there. ;)
Then we had the usual chai-pani break.
The next session was 'Ruby on rails' which is a web framework for
Ruby.In this session Premshree coded a small grid appication DB being
MYSql in 8 minutes flat [clocked] to demonstrate the power of
Ruby,which had the audience spellbound,if this isnt awesome then i
dont know what is!!!,we had the audience baying for more but it was
already past 21:30 and we had to wind up for the day.For those who
dont know he is guy who has written the Ruby API for Yahoo! Search Web
After the meet Premshree delivered yet another yorker.He gifted the
audience with Tee-shirts's pens and Ubuntu cd's from Yahoo!!!
THE MEET ROCKED!!!!
Lets RUBY,do i see Ruby coders in the making in Hyd??.
On behalf of ILUGHYD i thank Premshree for comming exclusively to
Hyderabad to give the talk.
On behalf of ILUGHYD i thank Mr.Arjun Mukherjee and Mr.Ramakrishna for
providing us with a such a decent venu.
yraghuveer at yahoo dot com
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