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May 12, 2015

Breaking up with the Asset Pipeline

by Patrick Robertson

Rich client applications with complex JavaScript and CSS libraries are not going anywhere. Unfortunately, the Rails toolchain is not well suited for development in this brave new world. In this talk, we'll walk through why breaking up with the asset pipeline is necessary, alternative tooling options that will improve development speed and ease of production deployment.

August 13, 2013


by Patrick Robertson

A talk on how to use Rack middleware to enable your API to be used by other originating domains.

February 5, 2013

Patrick Robertson - Five Gems

by Patrick Robertson

Patrick Robertson tells us about 5 of his favorite gems at the Boston Ruby February 2013 project night. Patrick also gives us tips on how to evaluate gems and determine which is the best for your needs. Patrick's picks are: RSpec Bourne HAML OmniAuth NewRelic RPM

July 12, 2011

Browser CMS

by Patrick Robertson

BrowserCMS is a Rails Engine based CMS that has the elusive ability to be kind to both the user and the developer.