March 10, 2014
RubyConfTaiwan2014 Press Release[EN]

RubyConf Taiwan, Taiwan’s biggest event for programming language Ruby will be held on the last weekend of April (April 25th and 26th) at National Yang-Ming University. According to Mu-Fan Teng(@ryudoawaru), organizer of this gathering, many important speakers and distinguished guests have been invited to the conference, known as the most internationalized grand event for programming language and its pursuers. Registration of this event will begin at 12:00 on March 10th.

The speakers for the fourth conference of RubyConf Taiwan include the founders of Rails Girls community Linda Liukas and Terence Lee. They will share their experiences on how Rails Girls was built up. The main developer of JRuby, Charles Nutter, will also participate in this event. Yukihiro Matsumoto, the Father of Ruby, and core developer Koichi Sasada will pay their second visit to this Island with full support and recognition to the Ruby community in Taiwan. Furthermore, the world renowned Java and Python coding language trainer Justin Lin will be giving a keynote speech followed by new findings and reviews by programming experts from all around the world. It is believed that RubyConf Taiwan 2014 will be a remarkable and not-to-be-missed event for programmers this year.

In Taiwan, RubyConf Taiwan is believed to be the programming seminar that attracts most foreign program developers to participate in. This year, in order to enhance the communication between local programmers and distinguished guests from afar, besides speeches that are given in English, Chinese to English simultaneous interpretation service will be provided for speeches by local speakers. RubyConf Taiwan is a foreigner-friendly meet-up where accommodation discount and inland transportation guidance are being provided too. Thanks to the good reputation of previous RubyConf Taiwan events, foreign and local speakers of the past three conferences have put their support into action by attending the conference again this year. Along with fresh faces and new comers in this field, over 200 people are expected to show up at this event.

The fourth RubyConf Taiwan owes gratitude to its co-organizer, Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology of National Yang-Ming University, as well as many supportive sponsors including platinum sponsors Faria Systems and i-TRUE. Gold sponsors RulingDigital, Amazon Web Services and Code Mentor. Silver sponsors include Laxino, KKBOX and Open Source Software Foundry from Academia Sinica. Bronze sponsors of RubyConf Taiwan 2014 include VeryWed, GoodLife, uknowiknow and Cardinal Blue.

RubyConf Taiwan 2014 is a two-day, double-track conference where outstanding speakers will bring diversified topics to the table. Besides the proposed agenda, an official party will be held as usual to encourage interaction between international programmers. The registration is open from now until March 31st. Every program lover and expert in this field are welcome to join this even!

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