Writing Ruby for Fun
Eric will talk about some ruby programs he's written for fun. Some were written for the joy of learning, some for practical reasons. Eric will cover why he wrote them, which parts were fun and which were frustrating, and what he learned from them, from network protocols to writing games.
Seattle Ruby Brigade
Eric has been using ruby for over ten years. He is a Ruby committer and maintainer of RubyGems, RDoc and several other ruby libraries. Eric lives in Seattle and is a member of Seattle.rb. In his spare time he practices astronomy and plays video games.