Rocky Bernstein: Large Scale Software Development with Elisp

He lives in relative obscurity yet his software is used daily by millions. Rocky Bernstein, former IBM Researcher, Chaitin co-author and 30 year developer walks us through a mosaic of development techniques focusing on personal software scalability.

The long time Free Software developer is best known for his decade of debugger development using Emacs Grand Unified Debugger as a front-end for his other works:

  • Ruby Debugger (ruby-debug)
  • Python Debugger (pydb)
  • Perl Debugger
  • POSIX Shell Debuggers for bash, Korn Shell, zsh and GNU Make

Additionally, Rocky is the author of libcdio: the GNU CD I/O and ControlLibrary. Allowing multimedia assessing of CD-images (includingISO-9660) in an OS and device-independent way, it is used in FreeBSD, NetBSD and nearly every Linux distribution.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Speaker had an interesting topic selected and interesting things to say, but was derailed by neckbeards in the audience.

    April 11, 2012

  • Raymond de L.

    The talk was interesting, dynamic and interactive. Rocky did a great job of entertaining many different types of questions.

    April 11, 2012

  • Bennett T.

    Really exciting, and informative.

    April 11, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    remember Drew I'm the one that plays music­

    March 7, 2012

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