Indonesia Ruby Community (id-ruby) was established in 2001, once started as a Yahoo mailing list group. Following Ruby increasing trend through the years, id-ruby has been growing and holding monthly meetups. Active Slack group with over than 300 members covers sharing sessions online.
In 2017, id-ruby grows bigger by creating Tangerang, Bekasi, Bandung, and Jogja branches. To accommodate this needs alongside the optimism to grow even bigger, id-ruby transforms to a legal non-profit organization under PERKODI (Perkumpulan Pengrajin Kode Indonesia).
Ruby was created by Yukihiro ‘Matz’ Matsumoto in Japan in 1990s. As the result of Ruby’s great ecosystem that boost programmer’s productivity, Ruby is often used in startups whose objective is to quickly and efficiently develop their products. More mature companies also use Ruby due to its proven scalability.