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Six Ruby Presentations (with slides) from European Ruby Meeting Now Online


The audio and slides of six presentations made at a recent Ruby on Rails meeting, hosted by Greenpeace in Amsterdam, have just been made available by Fingertips, a Dutch Web development agency.

Talks included:

  • Martin Lloyd from Greenpeace talking about the organization's work with Rails and Django.
  • Andy Lo A Foe demonstrating how to connect Rails projects to legacy Java and PHP applications with XML-RPC, SOAP and REST.
  • Rien Swagerman talking about this experiences developing a CMS for his design studio in Rails.
  • Flurin Egger talking about the development of a mass-mailing application with Ruby and Rails.
  • Julian 'Julik' Tarkhanov discussing why the lack of Unicode support is a problem when working with Ruby, and how he worked around the problem.

Get the audio and the slides here.

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  • We were there

    by Simon de Haan,

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    Hey thanks for posting this, we were there & gave a talk about Django. We had a great time & hope more events like this will be organised.

    Simon de Haan
    Eight Media, The Netherlands

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