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Jeff Casimir

Jeff Casimir
Owner, Jumpstart Lab

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I started JumpstartLab in the summer of 2009 after six years as a public school teacher and administrator. I love teaching skills that help people unlock their ideas. My primary expertise is in Ruby and Rails, but also love subjects like JavaScript, database design, and anything else related to the web.

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Location: Ballroom II
Jeff Casimir (Jumpstart Lab)
Average rating: ****.
(4.48, 82 ratings)
"Fat Models, Skinny Controllers" they scream. Pushing your logic down to the model layer is a key step to improve testability, maintainability, and code quality. But many developers now have "junk drawer" models that don't realize these goals. Having a fat model isn't enough! Come learn techniques to refactor your models and make them beautiful. Read more.