Dan is a Melbourne-based Ruby and Web developer. He has contributed to Rails and other open-source projects, and is passionate about Ruby and the opportunities it provides.

Dan's articles

  1. Making Ruby Quack—Why We Love Duck Typing

    One of the most lauded features of Ruby is its support for the technique known as “duck typing.” In this article, Dan introduces the concept and demonstrates how it can be used to improve the quality and readability of your code.

  2. GitHub Fan Package Giveaway!

    In this week’s episode of  the SitePoint Podcast, Louis Simoneau (@rssaddict) conducted an interview with GitHub’s Tom Preston-Werner (@mojombo) about the origins of GitHub, the impact it has had on the Ruby community, and the technology that powers it. GitHub were kind enough to give us some fan packages which we’re going to be giving […]

  3. RailsCamp Ticket Giveaway!

    RailsCamp 9 is happening in June, and to celebrate the launch of RubySource, we’re are giving away tickets to five lucky readers.