Presentation: Applying Agile to Ruby

by Werner Schuster on  Aug 02, 2007

In this presentation, Fred George talks about the application of agile practices in the enterprise and how they can help with the adoption of Ruby.

Working with Mingle

by Ben Hughes on  Jul 05, 2007 12

InfoQ had some time with Mingle project engineer Jay Wallace, to use ThoughtWorks' much anticipated Mingle software and demonstrate to us how it differentiates itself from other products by being a truly agile project management tool.

Steve Yegge Ports Rails to Javascript/Rhino

by Geoffrey Wiseman on  Jun 27, 2007 6

At Foo Camp this past weekend, Steve Yegge of Google gave a talk called "Google Rails Clone" where, as John Lam reports, he talked about his experience porting Ruby on Rails to Javascript at Google. InfoQ summarized the community reaction and took the opportunity to speak with Steve Yegge, who was kind enough to answer some questions.

Accurate Estimates - the ultimate oxymoron?

by Ben Hughes on  May 20, 2007 8

Amit Rathore questions the value of real time task based estimates in the planning and execution of software projects, taking a lean stance on what they bring to the software delivery party.

Tim Bray compares intrinsic qualities of Java, Rails, PHP

by Floyd Marinescu on  Nov 10, 2006

A firestorm was set off on a TSS thread about a slide from Tim Bray's keynote at a PHP conference with a bar graph showing PHP more scalable than Java. Tim Bray put the slide in context in a thoughtful comparison of Java, Rails, and PHP on his blog, as well giving InfoQ his own personal take on it.

Jeff Bezos Suggests Outsourcing Least Important 70%; A Boost for Rails?

by Peter Cooper on  Oct 02, 2006 5 founder, Jeff Bezos, explains 70% of a project's time is spent on inconsequential tasks and suggests these could be outsourced to third parties or technologies, such as Rails.

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