Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI

Emerging Languages camp - day 1


almost 8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
Yesterday was the first day of the Emerging Languages Camp, a part of OSCON specifically organized for language creators and designers. You can read more...

Some results from the Ioke experiment


almost 8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
It’s been a bit over 18 months since I first released Ioke in the wild. During this time I’ve always been specific about Ioke first and foremost being...

RSpec matchers and regexp comments - a possibly useful hack


almost 8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
A few days back, I was sitting at my client and working on a hacky spec to validate some assumptions in a very dirty data set. I wanted to figure out some...

Ioke at Chicago and Iowa Code Camp


almost 8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
This saturday, May 1st, I will be talking at both the Chicago Code Camp and the Iowa Code Camp. I will be giving an introduction to Ioke at both code camps...

Patterns of method missing


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
One of the more dynamic features of Ruby is method_missing, a way of intercepting method calls that would cause a NoMethodError if method_missing isnâ€...

ThoughtWorks signs EU petition against software patents


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I am strongly against software patents, and as such I’m very happy that ThoughtWorks has decided to sign the EU petition against software patents. I recommend...

RubyConf India was a great success!


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
This weekend ThoughtWorks in collaboration with RubyCentral and several sponsors arranged the first ever RubyConf India. I was there as a keynote speaker...

ThoughtWorks JRuby Geek Night in Pune


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I should really have blogged this earlier, but the last few weeks have been hectic. Anyway, better late then never, eh? Tonight - that is Wednesday, March...

ÃœberConf


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
I will speak at ÃœberConf in Denver in June. Should be lots of fun! I will talk about JRuby and building languages. I might also possibly cover Ioke - we...

Destructuring extravaganza


~8 years ago by Ola Bini on Ola Bini on Java, Lisp, Ruby and AI.
A few months back I added support for destructuring assignment and tuples to Ioke. Since Ioke’s assignment is just a regular method call, this was actually...