The Problem is Your Ruby

A session at GoGaRuCo 2011

Saturday 17th September, 2011

9:45am to 10:15am (PST)

We're facing a tidal wave of rescue projects. So many developers dive into writing Rails applications without building a real foundation in Ruby. Instead we focus on the new whiz-bang features of Rails or the hot gem of the week—missing the awesomeness right in front of us.

Let's talk about Ruby and fill in some of the gaps. This isn't about mind-blowing features and crazy metaprogramming, it's about the fundamentals that are often overlooked in Rails applications.

  • WTF are modules, anyway?
  • Writing utility objects
  • Measuring performance
  • Everything worth manipulating is a collection
  • Rails "features" that Ruby does better
  • Bringing science back into development

Master these techniques, and write better applications with better Ruby.

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Jeff Casimir

Principal at Jumpstart Lab where I teach Ruby, Rails, and related technologies. bio from Twitter

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Time 9:45am10:15am PST

Date Sat 17th September 2011

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