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Applying Agile to Ruby



In this presentation, we discuss how to keep that productivity while reducing the risk that chaos often brings. We examine key agile practices, that when applied judiciously to Ruby, retain the amazing productivity, improve the quality of the code, and still let the programmers have fun.


Fred George is a consultant with over thirty-eight years experience in the industry. A veteran of the IBM-Microsoft wars, he did early work in computer networking,LAN's,GUI's and objects for IBM. An independent consultant from 1991-2003, he counted HP, Morgan-Stanley, American Express, IBM, and USAA among his clients. He joined ThoughtWorks in 2003, delivering more projects using agile processes.

About the conference

JAOO is the premier European developer conference on software technology, methods and best practices. The conference presents in-depth presentations and tutorials by researchers, engineers and trend-setters in software engineering and technology.

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Aug 02, 2007