North West Ruby User Group

A Very Fast Ruby on the JVM

Thursday 19th September 7:00pm at The Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab)

This month we’re going deep down into the interpreter with a talk from Chris Seaton on how he’s used Truffle, AST parsing and type specialisation to write a new high-performance Ruby implementation that benchmarks faster than JRuby.

Chris is a PhD student at the University of Manchester, where his researching programming languages and irregular parallelism. He is also a member of the Virtual Machine research group at Oracle Labs, where he works on implementing programming languages using the next generation of Java Virtual Machine.

The schedule

  • 7:00pm :: A Very Fast Ruby on the JVM
  • 7:30pm :: Q&A
  • After     :: Post-talk drinks and discussion

The location

The Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN.

About NWRUG events

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