Hello everyone and welcome to the March Meetup of the Ruby User Group Berlin! This time we are hosted by crealytics - they are providing the location and some drinks - yay! When you arrive at Oranienstraße 185 you gotta go to staircase 5, which is in the second backyard. Then it's on the third floor. See you!

Topics

Building the fastest Ruby yet

I'm going to talk about the yet to be publicly released mystery Ruby (Brian Ford mentioned it in his last Rubyconf talk) that we've been working on in our spare time for the past 7months, and explain how it is consistently faster than any other Ruby we pitched against it.

Get started with Ruby and Bitcoins
Bitcoin is a fascinating peer to peer network forming an online currency. It also happens to be one of my hobbies besides Ruby.
The story is, that my hobbies occasionally meet and decide to do something together. Last time Ruby and Bitcoins decided to build a simple wallet library.

Get started with Ruby and Bitcoins

The approach I have taken is to make advantage of the work already done in the Java world. Using JRuby, I bring together the bitcoinj Java-library and the Ruby programming language.

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Lukas Rieder
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Riko Tertsch
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David
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Christoph Grabo
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Alexander Gräfe
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Jeff
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Steffen Leistner
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Tobias Pfeiffer
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Greg Karékinian
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Nico Hagenburger
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Sebastian Ziebell
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Alex Coles
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Chris Weis
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Aakriti Gupta
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Christian Rijke
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Daniel Marschner
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Dennis Schneider
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mkl
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Chad Fowler
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Robert Schulze
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Chris Whamond
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eno
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pickledolives
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Thilo Utke
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Marcel Scherf
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Matt Patterson
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Jana Vogel
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Markus Herzog
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Nicco Kunzmann
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kirstin
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