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July 10, 2007


by John Resig

jQuery is a fast, concise, Javasript Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add AJAX interactions to your web pages.


by Andrew Kuklewicz

An attempt to bring the simplicity and elegance of Rails development to the world of messaging.

May 8, 2007

Hackety Hack - Education

by Kevin Driscoll

This presentation pertains to education and how hacket hack could effectively be used in the classroom.


by Brian Guthrie

Handshake is an informal design-by-contract system written in pure Ruby. It's intended to allow Ruby developers to apply sinple, clear constraints to their methods and classes.

Hackety Hack - Hands On Experience

by Brian DeLacey

This presentation focuses on the beta tester's real world experience in teaching his children to program via Hackety Hack.

Hackety Hack - Under the hood

by Eric Mill

This presentation deals with the "innards" and the technical details behind the scenes that drive the Hackety Hack engine.

April 4, 2007


by Jeremy Durham

Learn about Memcached


by Eric Mill

The Rails team's ideal vision for how REST should work. ActiveRecourse lets you work with the data from a remote web app as if it were local, with the same clean, simple syntax you're used to from ActiveRecord.

Isolated Fixtures

by Matthew Bellantoni

A way to have independent fixture sets for each unit and function Unit::TestCase.

Automatic Markup Validation

by Aron Atkins

How to automatically validate the markup generated by functional and integratino tests using on of a couple plugin options