[LRUG] The Future of Ruby ?
Anthony.Green at bbc.co.uk
Mon Dec 7 08:47:41 PST 2009
The single most debated topic at the Rails Exchange Park Bench session was
concerning the future of Ruby and by extension Rails.
I posed the question because of the I'd heard that for Rails 3.0 it was
recommended to upgrade to Ruby 1.9.2. I wondered if this was a hint that
deprecation warnings were planned for future 3.x releases.
Since David A Black presented a series of talks last year on the theme Ruby
Past present and future and as a pre-Rails Rubyist I wondered what his
thoughts were around:
Whether the Ruby roadmap would have looked different if Rails hadn't come
What extent Rails has changed the game in terms of adoption plans.
What does LRUG think ?
PS Other thoughts:
What should we be on the look out for ?
Could Ruby face a vapourware future like Perl 6 ?
What do we think about the attempts at Ruby alternatives like Groovy and
This e-mail (and any attachments) is confidential and may contain personal views which are not the views of the BBC unless specifically stated.
If you have received it in error, please delete it from your system.
Do not use, copy or disclose the information in any way nor act in reliance on it and notify the sender immediately.
Please note that the BBC monitors e-mails sent or received.
Further communication will signify your consent to this.
More information about the Chat