Looking Backward: Ten Years on Rails

A session at RailsConf 2014

Tuesday 22nd April, 2014

3:20pm to 4:00pm (CST)

In Edward Bellamy's utopian novel "Looking Backward", a man from the 1890s awakens after 100 years and sees the wonders of the new age. What would a programmer from 2004 think if they woke up in 2014's web development utopia?

When you work with Rails every day, it's easy to forget how much it changed web development. But the influence of Rails is still being felt today in the Ruby world and beyond. Let's rediscover the Rails revolution by looking backward at its impact on how we work now.

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Luke Francl

Interests include urbanism, software engineering, biking for transportation, cats. Minnesotan in exile. Work: Search @github. Blog: http://recursion.org bio from Twitter

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Time 3:20pm4:00pm CST

Date Tue 22nd April 2014

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