Get Lean: Slimming Down with Rails

Marty Haught (Haught Codeworks)
Tutorial
Location: Room 307 - 308
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(2.83, 23 ratings)

Many tenets of agile development have been present in the Rails ecosystem from the beginning. There has been a evolution of practices stemming from Lean principles in the software world, especially in the realm of startups. This tutorial will focus on these techniques and approaches and how they can be applied to the Rails stack to make your development more focused and efficient.

I have shared a github repo for this tutorial here: http://github.com/mghaught/getlean. It includes more detailed information on the tutorial for those curious. If you plan to attend, please look it over. As we get closer to the conference, the repo will hold the exercises and sample code for us to work with.

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Marty Haught

Haught Codeworks

Straddling the world of entrepreneurs and consultants, Marty founded Haught Codeworks to build software for his clients, using lean principles. Using his 12 years of experience writing web applications, he enjoys mentoring, building businesses and getting deep into code. An active father, husband and outdoorsman, Marty thoroughly enjoys his life in the mountains of Colorado. He also finds time to keep engaged in the local software community by running the Boulder Ruby group.

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Gary Murakami
06/08/2010 9:14am EDT

Important message and info was diminished by a slow and unclear presentation of the first half of the material, so much so that I think that some people lost interest, but the second half was presented more clearly and at a better pace. Good message, iterate on improving presentation, especially the first half, emphasizing benefits.

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