Dave Thomas (programmer)

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Dave Thomas speaking at the Pasadena Rails Studio

Dave Thomas is a computer programmer and author/editor. He has written about Ruby. Together with Andy Hunt, he co-authored The Pragmatic Programmer and runs The Pragmatic Bookshelf publishing company. Dave Thomas lives north of Dallas, Texas. He moved to the United States from England in 1994.

Dave coined the phrases 'Code Kata' and 'DRY' (Don't Repeat Yourself). He studied computer science at Imperial College London.[1]



  1. ^ "Interview: Author Dave Thomas". rubylearning.com. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 

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