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Learning Rails for Fun and Nonprofit

Posted by Scott Smerchek  on  Sep 27, 2014

Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.

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How to Sneak Clojure Into Your Rails Shop

Posted by Joshua Ballanco  on  Oct 14, 2013

Joshua Ballanco introduces Immutant, Immutant Overlay, HornetQ and OpenShift to Ruby and Rails developers.

01:04:51

Why Aren't You Using Ruby?

Posted by Jim Weirich  on  Jul 11, 2013

Jim Weirich attempts to lure developers to use Ruby for their daily programming tasks.

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Web Framework Performance - Examples from Django and Rails

Posted by Gareth Rushgrove  on  Mar 20, 2013

Gareth Rushgrove overviews Ruby on Rails and Django: object caches, fragment and HTTP caching, asset compilation, profiling, log file measurement and framework hooks for instrumentation.

Taking the Red Pill: The Ruby Toolbox to Start You Down the Rabbit Hole

Posted by Jamie Wright  on  Oct 05, 2012

Jamie Wright introduces some of the tools, libraries, and methods used to build a SaaS system in Ruby on Rails.

Skynet: A Scalable, Distributed Service Mesh in Go

Posted by Brian Ketelsen  on  May 22, 2012

Brian Ketelsen introduces Skynet, a platform for polyglot, distributed and composable services that communicate with each other over RPC/JSON.

1,000,000 Daily Users and No Cache

Posted by Jesper Richter-Reichhelm  on  Apr 05, 2012 1

Jesper Richter-Reichhelm shares the lessons learned while scaling their game platforms to handle millions of users, each game being built by small teams of two developers without dedicated ops.

Architecting Visa for Massive Scale and Continuous Innovation

Posted by John Davies  on  Feb 06, 2012 1

John Davies examines Visa’s architecture and shows how enterprises have architected complex integrations incorporating Hadoop, memcached, Ruby on Rails, and others to deliver innovative solutions.

Easy as Pie? - Teaching Code Literacy

Posted by Sarah Allen  on  Oct 28, 2011 2

Sarah Allen talks on how to introduce children to the basics of programming, presenting a new related language called “Pie” along with lessons learned from creating a DSL in Ruby.

From .NET to Ruby: Adventure, Courage, and Joy

Posted by Jeff Cohen  on  Aug 04, 2011

Jeff Cohen advises on how to switch from another language to Ruby and how to integrate it into the enterprise, presenting what are Ruby’s core elements and 5 myths about Ruby and Rails.

Get Satisfaction Uses Ruby on Rails and Cloud Computing Platform to Achieve Scalability and Reliability

Posted by Thor Muller  on  Mar 30, 2011

Thor Muller presents how Get Satisfaction managed to reliably scale their Ruby on Rails-based customer community platform using Agile, TDD, BDD, and by deploying their framework in the cloud.

Making Your Open Source Project More Like Rails

Posted by Yehuda Katz  on  Nov 10, 2010

Yehuda Katz presents the evolution of the Ruby on Rails project, the challenges it had to overcome and what are the lessons that could be helpful in making other open source projects successful.

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