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Danielle Adams

Locking It Down with Ruby and Lockfiles


Anyone that's developed with open source has probably been burned by a dependency issue of some sort. The time spent (minutes? hours? years?) debugging dependency-related code adds up- but lockfiles drastically reduce the headache! I'd like to discuss the ins and outs of dependency management in Ruby, a little history, and how lockfiles give us our valuable development time back.


Danielle is a full-stack software engineer in New York. Her expertise stretches between front-end heavy web applications and a variety of back-ends, built in Ruby. In her free time, she enjoys live music, food, teaching others to code, and hanging out with her cat.