Chris Arcand
Chris Arcand
Chris is a Ruby developer at Red Hat on the ManageIQ core team. He enjoys working full time on open source software to manage The Cloud™ and has contributed to various projects in the Ruby ecosystem. Chris hails from Minnesota in the United States and also enjoys hockey, hiking, and tasty beers.

Deletion Driven Development: Code to delete code!

Good news! Ruby is a successful and mature programming language with a wealth of libraries and legacy applications that have been contributed to for many years. The bad news: Those projects might contain a large amount of useless, unused code which adds needless complexity and confuses new developers. In this talk I'll explain how to build a static analysis tool to help you clear out the cruft - because there's no code that's easier to maintain than no code at all!

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