anything planned for OOPSLA?




On 7/14/05, David Heinemeier Hansson <david.heinemeier / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Right now Rails is probably the number 1 way to make money with Ruby
> > (the web is king after all), but I think it has really just started the
> > revolution. It is bringing a lot of fresh blood into the Ruby community,
> > and while every Rails developer may not expand into a full-blown Ruby
> > developer, many will, and each new person will add that much more value
> > to the community.
> 
> We actually just yesterday started a list on the Rails wiki in order
> to find out how many people are actually making a living with Ruby on
> Rails. And boy, quite a few already do! There are 110+ people from ~20
> countries that are "...earning a substantial or full paycheck from
> working professionally with Ruby on Rails":
> 
> http://wiki.rubyonrails.com/rails/show/WorkingProfessionallyWithRails
> 
> And with 5,000+ orders of the Rails book, I'm pretty sure that list is
> going to grow rapidly through the rest of the year. We're scheduled to
> hit OSCON, JAOO, EuroOSCON, and other conferences with presentations
> and keynotes to help raise awareness even further.
> --
> David Heinemeier Hansson
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> 
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