Many Rubyists know Ruby for its ease of use as a web scripting language. Many sysadmins know Ruby for its server provisioning capacity and as a glue language to the shell. Many Rubyists don't know about how Ruby can be used in the world of embedded computing and microcontrollers to assist your daily life. Mruby expands the capabilities to robotics and hobby electronics, as well as small-scale automation. Learn about ways to embed ruby into your daily life with heat control, plant watering, helpful robots, and more.
By day, Andrew Nordman is a an engineer at Articulate developing education and training software in the eLearning industry. By night, Andrew is the co-founder of Cademon Brewing Company, an up-and-coming craft brewery in Northern Illinois. He spends his time finding new places to use Ruby including 3D Game Development, Brewery Automation, and Robotics.