Red Dirt RubyConf 2011

  • Keynote
    Aaron Patterson
    Open source contributions include:
    ARel, Nokogiri, and Mechanize
    Aaron Patterson - AT&T Interactive
  • Keynote
    Dr Nic Williams
    Open source contributions include:
    Hudson.rb, RoR Textmate Bundle, and ChocTop
    Dr Nic Williams - Engine Yard
  • Conference Themes
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    ´╗┐Ripped from the headlines in 2011 Here's a look at the exciting, interesting and newsworthy items that filled The Salem News sports pages in 2001:Then sophomore Hayley Dowd of Peabody High announced she'll play her college soccer at Boston College . Pat Connaughton becomes the all time leading scorer for St. John's Prep basketball . Wildly successful Gloucester football nike dri fit shorts coach Paul Ingram steps down . Longtime St. John's Prep baseball coach Pat Yanchus is chosen for the Mass. State Coaches Baseball Hall of Fame . Crabtree and Masconomet's Ryan Therrien win individual all state wrestling championships . The Marblehead girls win the state swimming title . The St. John's Prep boys win their sixth straight state crown in the pool . Marblehead girls basketball qualifies for the state tournament for the first time since 2005 . Hamilton native Michael Carter Williams earns a spot in the prestigious McDonald's All American basketball game . Boxford's Chris Kreider wins the Beanpot MVP for Boston College nike kwazi . Marblehead High girls repeat as state ski champions . Danvers boys basketball wins nike lunarglide its first postseason contest since 2004 . Shalane Flanagan of Marblehead places third in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 25:10, leading Team USA to a bronze medal . North Shore Tech's John Lynch is named Mass. Athletic Director of the Year . Danvers native Brian Day makes his professional hockey debut with the Bridgeport (Conn.) Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League . State Hockey Coaches Association Coach of the Year . Olivia Raisner of Marblehead is named the 49th Salem News Student Athlete Award winner . Postal Service cycling teammate Lance Armstrong encouraged doping . St. John's Prep alum Dan Haugh earns All America honors playing baseball at Wheaton . St. John's Prep's Pat Connaughton selected by the San Diego Padres in the draft's 38th round . Becca Graves of Bishop Fenwick and St. John's Prep's Colin Blackwell are named Moynihan Lumber Student Athletes of the Year . Duxbury defeats St. John's Prep in the Division 1 state lacrosse final at Harvard Stadium . Behind North Shore resident and playoff MVP Tim Thomas' record breaking goaltending work, the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup for the first time in 39 years, defeating the Vancouver Canucks in seven games . Peabody's Zach Grube wins the emerging elite class at New Balance Nationals in the high jump . Ex St. John's Prep pitcher Stephen Peterson signs with the Milwaukee Brewers . The San Jose Sharks select St. John's Prep's Colin Blackwell 194th overall in the NHL Entry Draft . Marblehead's Shalane Flanagan wins the 1,000 meters at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 30:59.57 . Local student athletes enjoy Agganis Week, including the 50th annual Agganis All Star Football Classic . Nick McLaughlin takes the Mass. Jr. Open golf title, and Steven DiLisio wins his third straight boys division crown . Masconomet basketball star Brooke Stewart commits to Division 1 William Mary . Marblehead wins the Gallant Baseball Tournament . St. John's Prep hockey stars Sam Kurker (Boston University) and Shane Eiserman (University of New Hampshire) commit to Hockey East schools . Shalane Flanagan takes seventh place (31:25.57) in the 10,000 meter race at the World Championships in South Korea . The Salem News' "Moments in Time" series looks at local coaches' most memorable games . Pingree football sees its 20 game winning streak end . Marblehead football defeats Gloucester for the first time since 1991 . St. John's Prep's Nick Pandelena wins the Division 1 individual golf championship . Peabody native and St. John's Prep alum Matt Antonelli signs a major league contract with the Baltimore Orioles . Fresh off a Division 5 Eastern Mass. title, the Hamilton Wenham girls cross country team advances to Nike Nationals . Salem's Melikke Van Alstyne named All New England for football while setting career rushing record at Framingham State College . Marblehead football superstar Will Quigley makes a verbal commitment to attend Brown University . Danvers native and former NFL All Pro tight end Mark Bavaro is inducted into the New York Giants Ring of Honor . Running in the inaugural Miami Beach Half Marathon, Shalane Flanagan wins in a Florida state record time of 1:09.58 . Ex Masconomet track standout Abbey D'Agostino named All American in cross country at Dartmouth College. ArticlesFive drug arrests in one day in SalemLegendary Bishop Fenwick coach Tierney passes awaySalem State student charged in assaults on classmateMoulton's wedding features North Shore flavorCity worker, wielding knife, charged in standoffTwo historic Beverly buildings may still face demolitionPopular aquatic center won't reopen after allOCHO CINCO: Marino breaks loose, unbeaten Marblehead gets by PeabodyFrom the ground up: Car dealership to move up Route 114, lower hillMayor threatens to pull out of parade