Rails Blog Engine
by Eric Kidd
This talk will discuss how to integrate database constraints into your application, including how to use polymorphism in your application without sacrificing database integrity.
First, we'll see how to use MacRuby to improve your Cocoa development by utilizing macirb as a Cocoa REPL. Then, we'll see how to build a MacRuby app in Xcode. We'll see how MacRuby let's you create something with the feel and performance of a desktop app, while taking advantage of all the wonderful resources available to a Ruby app.
Bundler 1.1 has some major performance optimizations when installing gems from Rubygems.org. Learn what is happening under the hood.
Deploying a Rails 3.1 app the Heroku way
Programmatically transforming Ruby code is easier than you think and has several interesting applications: automated refactoring, coding style/best practices enforcement, DSL translation, and more. This talk will explain the concepts behind transforming code and expose some of the tools available to do so.
You've "gotten the hang of" MongoDB. You get the basic ideas. But you want to build a production-quality app, and you're not sure you're keen on all the inside info. Sound familiar? If so, this talk, which presents a variety of advanced techniques for using MongoDB successfully in production, is for you.
An overview on why you should be test driving your code
factory_girl 2.0 has a svelte new look. Find out how to save time and keystrokes in the latest version, with a dash of best practices for good measure.
Minitest is the new default test framework in Ruby 1.9
Harness the power of Capybara for acceptance testing without the added cruft of Cucumber.
A brief history and introduction to the new Rails default for client side development.
Like a boss
Format dates and times based on human-friendly examples, not arcane strftime directives! Jeremy demonstrates stamp, a new gem he wrote to remove the pain of date and time formatting.
Copycopter lets you edit live copy in your web app. Setup is simple and managing copy is easy, flexible and forgiving
Refinery CMS is the new kid on the block that's Rails 3 compatible and engine based. We'll take a tour and call out some of its niceties in addition to some of its blights.
BrowserCMS is a Rails Engine based CMS that has the elusive ability to be kind to both the user and the developer.
Radiant CMS is considered by many as the grand-daddy of rails-driven content management systems. Learn the basics and the reasons why you should use Radiant!
Jeremy demonstrates how to easily set up continuous integration for your open source projects using Travis CI
Joshua is a core contributer to MacRuby. He'll be speaking about what MacRuby is, what is to come and why you should start writing OSX apps with Ruby today.
Map/Reduce with Hadoop