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Get an introduction to the JRuby ecosystem and all it offers for Rails
development and deployment, including setup, gems, java integration,
application servers, virtual machine tuning, custom embedding, and
Sinatra is Ruby's most powerful and agile micro-framework. This small
package packs a huge punch. Learn why you need this tool on your belt
and how to use it properly.
Moderated by: Ben Scofield
The Rails community has a plethora of experienced, talented developers, who have contributed a great deal of advanced work to the ecosystem. As a group, however, we've lacked a consistent and welcoming approach for newcomers, be they programming newbies or people experienced in another technology. Let's talk about ways to fix that!
Meet some of the women from the Rails community. Hear about their
experiences and what they have to say about how to bring more female
programmers into our already amazing community, as well as how to get
them more involved and active in it once they're here.
This session provides all the details on how GlassFish, and NetBeans provide a fun and robust development, deployment, and management platform for Rails applications – without pain. It talks about performance tuning tips, scalability guide, capistrano recipes, monitoring guidelines and much more - all without using Java code.
Since last year, JRuby usage has grown tremendously. We've also released more than a dozen releases, fixed hundreds of bugs, and committed thousands of revisions. In this session we'll update you on JRuby performance in real applications, show you what people are using it for like GUIs and games, and demonstrate how JRuby is improving the Ruby and Rails worlds.
Obie reveals secrets of survival in the Rails consultancy and contracting business, based on his real-life experience as founder and CEO of Hashrocket.
Twitter is a bustling universe full of opportunities to create crazy, useful and crazy useful applications. Get a kick start to creating Twitter applications in Rails using TwitterAuth, the Twitter authentication stack for Rails.
Sometimes as developers it can be a little too easy to lose sight of
the big picture sometimes, we can get carried away with following the
conventional wisdom without thinking about why that wisdom became
conventional. Several great ideas and techniques can become huge
time-sinks or distractions if we're not careful.
Rails3 is the result of the Merb and Rails merger. While the usual ActiveRecord/ERB/Prototype/Test::Unit full stack is still the default, Rails3 now let you step off of the golden path.
Learn more about alternative stack components, when and why to use them by looking at concrete examples.
While others have been debating whether Rails can scale to enterprise levels, we've been demonstrating it. This session shows how to scale Rails development to the heights.
Short adhoc presentations from the audience.