About the Talk
April 9, 2010 1:00 PM
Reston, VAReston, VA
Dave Thomas is an internationally recognized expert Rubyist. He is a cornerstone of the Ruby community, and is personally responsible for many of its innovative directions and initiatives. Dave is a co-founder of the Pragmatic Programmers and the Pragmatic Bookshelf. He helped write the now-famous Agile Manifesto. He is the author of many books, including the best sellers The Pragmatic Programmer, Agile Web Development with Rails and Programming Ruby. Dave's blog can be found at PragDave.
For the past two years, Dave has been a featured speaker at our kick-off events held in conjunction with the Northern Virginia Ruby Users Group, but he has never actually spoken at our conference! We are really looking forward to correcting that.