Ruby Prize Award nominees 

 Official Site Open ! (Nov 18 , 2013)

   Ruby Prize 2013 Award nominees

First of all, We would like to thank you for your cooperation.

Based on our criteria of this award, 15 nominees are selected.

The Ruby Prize Committee will select two or three final nominees and overall Ruby Prize Winner will be selected from them.
The names of the nominees will be released on this website in a few days.

We will invite final nominees for the RubyWorld conference 2013 that will take place on 21,22 November in Matsue,Japan,
Where the nominees will receive their Prize, which consists of a Diploma and Prize money.
(*JPY1,000,000 for winner, JPY100,000 for final nominees)

Ruby Prize nominees

Tomoyuki Chikanaga
1

 

Tomoyuki as a branch maintainer of 2.0.0.He has checked all of the commits in the trunk and decide to backport which commits to 2.0.0. From these contributions, He achieved release patch-level247 as of date 27 June. He also has been explain every commit to Cruby trunk repository in his blog since 2010.


ruby-trunk-changes (PB memo) http://d.hatena.ne.jp/nagachika
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-core/52534
https://github.com/nagachika

Zachary Scott
2

 

Since becoming a Ruby committer, Zachary has worked hard to greatly improve the documentation of Ruby. He gave a presentation at the Ruby Kaigi 2013 on how a writing documentation could contribute to the Ruby community.
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/graphs/contributors
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/commits?author=zzak
http://bugs.ruby-lang.org/projects/ruby/wiki/DevelopersMeeting20130712#Separating-documentation-only-commits
http://rubykaigi.org/2013/talk/S09
https://github.com/zzak

Hiroshi Shibata
3

ruby-lang-org and bugs.ruby-lang.org have completed the transition to the new server and upgrading its systems. These tough tasks are conducted by Hiroshi.


http://magazine.rubyist.net/?0042-RubimaMigrationToRuby2.0
https://github.com/hsbt

Yohei Yasukawa
4

 

Yohei translated Ruby on Rails 3.2 tutorial to Japanese.

http://railstutorial.jp/
https://github.com/yasulab

Yuki Torii
5

 

Yuki is an organizer for Rails Girls Tokyo that has brought hundreds a non-programmer women into the Ruby community. She success proves that coding is not a only boys’ club in Japan.

http://railsgirls.com/tokyo
http://www.atmarkit.co.jp/ait/articles/1303/04/news119.html
https://github.com/yakitorii

Daniel Bovensiepen
6


Daniel is a developer of mrbgems, which expands the extensibility of mruby through development of mrbgems he has created a coenerstone for developers to build onto the mruby gems.

https://github.com/mruby/mruby/pull/479
https://github.com/bovi

Ryosuke Matsumoto
7

Contribution to mruby core and mrbgen. Ryosuke is currently working on development mod_mruby and ngx_mruby which expansion module for the Apache server. He also conducts research on possibility mruby as the DSL language.

 

http://blog.matsumoto-r.jp/?s=mruby

https://github.com/matsumoto-r 

 

 

Satomi Tsujita
8

Satomi has organized a study group for Rails beginners. She is also interested in joining and working with overseas Ruby communities like RailsBerry, RailsConf and Seattle.rb. She presents and shares the cutting edge rails information to the Japanese community.

http://qwik.jp/minamirb
https://github.com/satomicchy

Adam Beynon
9

For successfully porting Ruby to the browser world with Opal (http://opalrb.org/).

https://github.com/opal/opal
https://github.com/adambeynon

Masaki Matsushita
10

Masaki conducted details oriented task, his commit contribute to reduce execution time of Ruby

https://github.com/ruby/ruby
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/contributors
https://github.com/Glasssaga

Charlie Somerville
11

Charlie made a huge contribution to reduce the execution time of CRuby

https://github.com/ruby/ruby
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/contributors
https://github.com/charliesome

Linda Liukas
12

Linda is a co-founder Rails Girls.com for a non-profit global community movement that aimed give tools and community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas.

http://railsgirls.com/
https://github.com/lindaliukas

Shizuo Fujita
13

Sizuo is well known as MacRuby commiter. Currently he work for Rubymotion.

http://watson1978.github.io/
http://rubymotion.jp/
https://github.com/Watson1978

Hector Minaya
14

For creating the first ruby user group in the Dominican Republic.

https://plus.google.com/101641192417460888818/posts
https://github.com/hminaya

Ashley Williams
15

She currently works for the Flatiron School teaching people Ruby.
Ashley works tirelessly to improve the New York City Ruby community and mentors the next generation of Ruby developers.

http://treasury.io/
https://github.com/ashleygwilliams



Ruby Prize Committee members

Matz
2_1

Hiroshi Inoue
2-2

Koichi Sasada
2-3

Shugo Maeda
2-4

Masayoshi Takahashi
2-5

Shintaro Kakutani
2-6

Akihiko Fujihara
 (Matsue City) 

 










Special thanks to Prize group members

*These Ruby Prize Group Members made recommendations with agree to the publication his/her name.

sorah
3-1

Charlie Somerville
3-2

Unak
3-3

Narihiro Nakamura
3-4

naruse
4-5

Masatoshi Yoshida
3-6

Masaya Tarui
3-7

Kenta Murata
3-9

Akio Tajima (arton)
3-10

Koji Shimada
3-11

Kazuki Tsujimoto
3-12

nagachika
3-13

Akihiko Hashimoto
3-14

Sutou Kouhei
3-8