Kirk Haines

Kirk Haines

Works as a developer at Engine Yard, maintaining Ruby 1.8.6, and working on other internal Engine Yard projects.

Veteran, Wyoming

Kirk Haines has been working with Ruby professionally since early 2002. He currently works as a developer at Engine Yard, maintaining Ruby 1.8.6, and working on other internal Engine Yard projects. In his free time, Kirk hacks on things like EventMachine, Swiftiply, and the venerable IOWA web framework. He lives in Wyoming with his 4 kids, pets, and ~97 chickens.

Webcast: Tokyo Cabinet in One Hour
November 17, 2009
Tokyo Cabinet is a fast, synchronous key/value database library with support for several major languages, including Ruby. We will look at both its benefits and its problems, and work through several examples that demonstrate its capabilities, ease of...