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Xavier Shay

Xavier Shay

Xavier Shay is a DataMapper committer who has contributed to Ruby on Rails. He wrote the Enki blog platform, as well as other widely used libraries, including TufteGraph for JavaScript graphing and Kronic for date formatting and parsing. In 2010, he traveled the world running Ruby on Rails workshops titled "Your Database Is Your Friend." He regularly organizes and speaks at the Melbourne Ruby on Rails Meetup, and also blogs on personal development at TwoShay, and on more esoteric coding topics at Robot Has No Heart.

Xavier's articles

Code Safari: End of the Road
Blogs

By Xavier Shay,

Read Code Safari: End of the Road and learn with SitePoint. Our web development and design tutorials, courses, and books will teach you HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python, and more.

Code Safari: Underscore Madness
Ruby

By Xavier Shay,

In this article, Xavier Shay shares his experience about an excellent presentation from the Scotland Ruby Conference: “Literary Criticism for the Idle Programmer” by Roland Swingler.

Code Safari: Threading Ruby
Ruby

By Xavier Shay,

In this week’s code safari we’ll be doing something slightly different—rather than investigating a popular gem, we will be discovering the Ruby standard library itself.