Brian Ford
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Brian knew within 2 minutes of reading Evan’s blog post on adding Continuations that Rubinius was going to be successful – he grabbed the code and hasn’t looked back since. Brian was enamored with RSpec and decided a full set of specs for Ruby would be key to developing Rubinius as fast as possible. Ruby is his all-around favorite language and his hope for Rubinius is to make it possible to continue adopting the best features of other languages into Ruby. Brian is finishing his math degree at Portland State and snowboards on the weekends on Mt Hood.

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