During daytime Daniel is building Metros all around the world and empowers Ruby in areas nobody would expect it. At night he is contributing to mruby to push it to even more areas of his daily job.
Ruby has grown in the last 20 years. The feature-set and field of usage has increased. But also the code-size has reached an exceptional size. For many systems Ruby is nowadays to large.
To reach new systems we have to re-think the way we implement Ruby. We have to shrink Ruby to be able to grow into a new field with an army of small devices.
This talk will cover the development of mruby. The current state of the implementation and the reason why you should contribute to it.
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Matz will support the Q&A session of this talk!
I have talked to matz and he is happy to support the Q&A session. So together we should be able to answer all occurring questions from the community :-)
It is indeed not the AVR version but the ARM and a PIC version.
This talk seems a lot more specific than Matz's keynote is likely to be (based on his previous keynotes that I've seen), so I don't think there's necessarily a conflict.
Running mruby on an Arduino sounds impressive. I assume this is one of the newer Arm-based Arduinos, not the old AVR boards, right?
The talk will be given by a mruby committer. Matz will mention mruby in his Keynote but won't go into technical details about the usage and implementation. This talk is for people who maybe want to use mruby and need to know the current status quo.
But of course you are right, it is hard to compete against Matz :-) Maybe I can convince him to support this talk. Lets see.
I'm curious, so I guess I'd like to see this talk.
However (maybe the organizers can answer this): What if Matz will talk about mruby in his keynote as he did in the past? It's his current pet project after all. And if I have the choice between Matz – the creator of Ruby and mruby – and someone else talking about mruby, I guess I'd rather go with Matz. ;-)