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faastRuby wins Outstanding Performance Award at the 11th Fukuoka Ruby Award

'Outstanding Performance Award' @ 2019 Fukuoka Ruby Awards
'Outstanding Performance Award' @ 2019 Fukuoka Ruby Award

We are humbled and honored to announce that faastRuby has won an Outstanding Performance Award at the 2019 Fukuoka Ruby Award, in Japan. The Fukuoka Ruby Award was created to promote Ruby as a successful catalyst for business, raise public awareness of the growing software industry in Fukuoka, and expand the use of Ruby to new regions and industries around the world.

The main screening committee of the 11th Fukuoka Ruby Grand Prize was held on March 13th. We presented a demo of our platform via Skype to a panel in Japan led by Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto.

We would like to congratulate everyone who participated in the contest!

Here are some of the 11th Fukuoka Ruby Award winners:

Grand Prize, Fukuoka Governor’s Prize

The grand prize winner was the QPS Research Institute, who developed the world's first high resolution small radar satellite that weighs less than 100 kg.

Outstanding performance award

Nyle” by Kitamura Yuki (Japan) - A minimal graphics framework using Ruby/GTK3 and Cairo.

faastRuby” by Paulo Arruda (Canada) - A Serverless Software Development Platform for Ruby & Crystal

"Falcon" by Samuel Williams (New Zealand) - A high-performance web server for Ruby, supporting HTTP/1, HTTP/2 and TLS.

For a full list of winners, check out the Digital Fukuoka website here.

Moving Forward

The faastRuby team is delighted to be recognized for its contribution to the Ruby community. We are excited to continue with our mission to bring serverless Ruby & Crystal to developers everywhere!