Ruby is Lisp!Ujjwal Thaakar
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Ruby is arguable one of the most widely used and popular programming languages today in the world especially with the advent of web apps and Ruby on Rails. The ruby community in India is very strong - one of the strongest. But do you know that ruby which is considered to be as object oriented a language as one can get is actually a dialect of lisp!
In this talk I explore how behind the facade of OOP lie the simple building blocks of functional programming and demonstrate the power of functional programming especially lisp by showcasing how it can model virtually every other modern software development paradigm.