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David Heinemeier Hansson
programmer, racing driver, creator of Ruby on Railswd:Q719413
country of citizenship: Denmark
language of expression: English, Danish
educated at: Copenhagen Business School
occupation: computer scientist, racing automobile driver, software developer, blogger, writer, businessperson
award received: O'Reilly Open Source Award
David Heinemeier Hansson (born 15 October 1979) is a Danish programmer, racing driver and the creator of the popular Ruby on Rails web development framework and the Instiki wiki. He is also a partner at the web-based software development firm Basecamp.
Hansson co-wrote Agile Web Development with Rails with Dave Thomas in 2005 as part of The Facets of Ruby Series. He also co-wrote Getting Real, Rework, Remote, and It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work with Jason Fried.
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