Ten Things You Didn't Know Rails Could Do

A session at RailsConf 2012

Tuesday 24th April, 2012

1:30pm to 2:15pm (CST)

Rails is huge. Even if you have worked with it for a long time, it's unlikely that you have stumbled across everything yet.

Do you really know what all of the built-in Rake tasks do? Have you seen all of the methods ActiveSupport makes available to you? Are you aware of all the queries ActiveRecord is capable of?

In this talk, I'll dig into the extras of Rails and see if I can't turn up some features that you don't see all of the time, but that might just be handy to know about anyway. I'll make sure you come out of this able to impress your friends at the hackfest.

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James Edward Gray II

Rubyist, Husband, Father, Atheist, Oklahoman, and all around weird guy. bio from Twitter

James (@JEG2) has been a Rails programmer for about as long as it has been fashionable to be one and a Rubyist even longer than that. As you probably know from listening to him on the Ruby Rogues podcast, James loves to dig into how our community and code works.

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Time 1:30pm2:15pm CST

Date Tue 24th April 2012

Where

Salon H, Hilton Austin Downtown

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railsconf2012.com/…s/6

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