[BioRuby] Bringing the fun back to programming! (The first BioRuby IRC conference on Dec 19th)

Russell Whitaker russell.whitaker at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 17:21:38 UTC 2010

On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Pjotr Prins <pjotr.public14 at thebird.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 10:46:54AM +0100, Pjotr Prins wrote:
>> We have a special community, with a special language. Ruby is one of
>> the most fun languages to work with, and we know it.
> The response is overwhelming. Does it mean no one has fun anymore? Or
> is Ruby dying a slow death in bioinformatics? Or was my message just over
> everyone's head?
> If anyone is interested I could do a screencast on using BioRuby and
> BioJava on the JVM. But I fear, somehow, the effort is wasted.

I, for one, would not consider that a wasted effort, and would invite others
in my community to watch (assuming scheduling worked out).

Russell Whitaker

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