Ruby creator joins PaaS company Heroku
The creator of the Ruby programming language, Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, has joined Heroku, the cloud application platform provider, where he will work as the chief architect for Ruby. The news release states that Matsumoto will, in close collaboration with the Ruby open source community, continue his work on the Ruby scripting language he designed in the mid-90s. The creator of Ruby will keep his post at Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten's Institute of Technology, and he will also continue to work as a researcher for the Network Applied Communications Laboratory.
- Matz joins Heroku, blog posting on heroku.com.