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.
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
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.
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.
Neal Ford shows what ThoughtWorks learned from scaling Rails development: infrastructure, testing, messaging, optimization, performance.
Yehuda Katz explains Rails 3: the performance improvements, the new architecture, the influence of Merb, and much more. Also: a look at the Bundler tool.
In this talk from FutureRuby, Jonathan Dahl talks about minimalism and clarity in writing and how to use these principles in programming.
Martin Fowler talks about ThoughtWorks's experience with using Ruby on client projects for the past three years.
In this talk, Matt Aimonetti talks about the ideas and concepts behind Merb - and the reasons why it's appealing: speed, modularity and more.
In this presentation from QCon London, Ola Bini shows how JRuby is implemented, how it's optimized and what it can be and what it is used for.
A look at how YELLOWPAGES.COM, one of the highest-traffic websites in the U.S., was written using Ruby on Rails and scaled to handle the traffic. Also: the reasons for using Ruby on Rails.
In this presentation from RubyFringe, Zed Shaw bids farewell to Ruby, with a few project ideas as well as live music and a few songs about the Ruby community.