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David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson Driver of Abu Dhabi Proton Racing's Porsche 911 RSR (27225732035) (cropped).jpg
Born
OccupationProgrammer[1]
EmployerBasecamp
Known forRuby on Rails
Websitedhh.dk

David Heinemeier Hansson is a Danish programmer, and the creator of the popular Ruby on Rails web development framework and the Instiki wiki.[2] 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.

Programming

In 1999, Hansson founded and built a Danish online gaming news website and community called Daily Rush, which he ran until 2001.[3] After attracting the attention of Jason Fried by offering him help with PHP coding, Hansson was hired by Fried to build a web-based project management tool, which ultimately became 37signals' Basecamp software as a service product.[4] To aid the development process, Hansson used the then-relatively obscure Ruby programming language to develop a custom web framework. He released the framework separately from the project management tool in 2004 as the open source project Ruby on Rails. In 2005, Hansson was recognized by Google and O'Reilly with the "Hacker of the Year" award for his creation of Ruby on Rails.[5] After graduating from the Copenhagen Business School and receiving his bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Business Administration, Hansson moved from Denmark to Chicago, Illinois, U.S. in November 2005.[6]

Personal life

David Heinemeier Hansson lists photography and race car driving amongst his many hobbies.[7] He took part in the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans driving for OAK Racing.[8] He also drove a Morgan-Nissan P2 car for Conquest Racing in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), winning two races in the season. Heinemeier Hansson joined OAK Racing full-time in 2013, taking five 2nd-place finishes to finish 2nd in the Trophy for LMP2 Drivers. During the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans post-race technical checks, certain irregularities were detected on the Vaillante Rebellion team's #13 Oreca 07-Gibson, resulting in the car's disqualification. In July 2010 it was revealed that Heinemeier Hansson was the person that had commissioned the one-off Pagani Zonda HH supercar.[9] He also owns the one-off Koenigsegg Agera HH car.[10]

24 Hours of Le Mans results

Complete FIA World Endurance Championship results

Year Entrant Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
2013 OAK Racing LMP2 Morgan LMP2 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SIL
2
SPA
2
LMS
2
SÃO
6
COA
6
FUJ
3
SHA
2
BHR
2
2nd 132.5
2014 Aston Martin Racing LMGTE
Am
Aston Martin Vantage V8 GTE Aston Martin 4.5 L V8 SIL
1
SPA
2
LMS
1
COA
2
FUJ
1
SHA
2
BHR
1
SÃO
2
1st 198
2015 Extreme Speed Motorsports LMP2 HPD ARX-03b
Ligier JS P2
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L Turbo V6 SIL SPA
8
LMS
5
NÜR
6
COA
4
FUJ
4
SHA
Ret
BHR
7
7th 62
2016 Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing LMGTE
Am
Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0 L Flat-6 SIL
5
SPA
6
LMS
2
NÜR
4
MEX
1
COA
5
FUJ
5
SHA
4
BHR
1
2nd 151
2017 Vaillante Rebellion LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK-428 4.2 litre V8 SIL
9
SPA
4
LMS
DSQ
NÜR
4
MEX
5
COA
2
FUJ
DSQ
SHA
3
BHR
3
8th 85
2018-19 Jackie Chan DC Racing LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SPA LMS SIL FUJ SHA SEB
1
SPA
6
LMS
Ret
11th 40
2019-20 Team Project 1 LMGTE AM Porsche 911 RSR Porsche 4.0L Flat 6 SIL FUJ
7
SHA
5
BHR
9
COA SPA LMS BHR 23rd 20
2022 Inter Europol Competition LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 SEB SPA LMS
14
MNZ
FUJ
BHR
* *

Complete European Le Mans Series results

(Races in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rank Points
2022 Inter Europol Competition LMP2 Oreca 07 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 LEC IMO HUN CAT SPA ALG - * - *

* Season still in progress.

WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results

(Races in bold indicate pole position, Results are overall/class)

Year Team Class Car Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Rank Points
2015 Tequila Patrón ESM P HPD ARX-04b 1
HPD ARX-03b 2
Honda HR28TT 2.8 L V6 Turbo DAY
10
SIR
9
LBH LS DET S6H MSP ELK COA PET 21nd 45

Recognition

References

  1. ^ The home screens of 37signals
  2. ^ DHH interviewed on the TV show Triangulation on the TWiT.tv network
  3. ^ Daily Rush
  4. ^ Douglas, Nick. "I'm David Heinemeier Hansson, Basecamp CTO, and This Is How I Work". Lifehacker. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Google-O'Reilly Open Source Awards - Hall of Fame". Google Code. Retrieved . Best Hacker: David Heinemeier Hansson (Ruby on Rails and 37Signals)
  6. ^ Staff writer (March 9, 2014). "David Heinemeier Hansson: Basecamp, Remote and the next big thing". eTalks. Archived from the original on June 20, 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "DHH weblog". Retrieved .
  8. ^ Mercier, Laurent (2012-04-18). "L'équipage de la Morgan 2012 LMP2 #35 affiche complet" [The crew of the #35 LMP2 2012 Morgan sold out]. Endurance-Info (in French). Infomaniak Network SA. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Pagani Zonda HH". secretentourage.com. August 2010. Retrieved .
  10. ^ Gary Bonanni (Oct 7, 2014). "One-of-a-Kind Koenigsegg Agera HH Spotted". carbuzz.com. Retrieved 2014.
  11. ^ a b About David Heinemeier Hansson Archived 2011-06-02 at the Wayback Machine. Loudthinking.com. Retrieved on 2014-05-30.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-02. Retrieved .{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by FIA Endurance Trophy for LMGTE Am Drivers
2014 with:
Kristian Poulsen
Succeeded by
Aleksey Basov
Andrea Bertolini
Viktor Shaitar

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