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( 10 available presentations )
02/23/2013
2290 larubyconf2013 refactoring fat models with patterns thumb 0000 thumb
Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 04/13/2013
“Fat models” cause maintenance issues in large apps. Only incrementally better than cluttering controllers with domain logic, they usually represent a failure to apply the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP). “Anything related to what a user does” is not a single responsibil...
02/23/2013
2291 larubyconf2013 impressive ruby productivity with vim and tmux thumb 0001 thumb
Rating: Everyone
Viewed 33,625 times
Date Posted: 04/11/2013
Impress your friends, scare your enemies, and boost your productivity 800% with this live demonstration of vim and tmux. You will learn how to build custom IDEs for each of your projects, navigate quickly between files, write and run tests, view and compare git history, create...
02/23/2013
2292 larubyconf2013 where is my scalable api thumb 0001 thumb
Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 04/13/2013
You have a good ol’ Rails application that provides an API. That app is gaining momentum and getting tons of new users every day. You need to double the servers to accommodate the infrastructure to the demand. Then, you get the bill from your cloud service provider and... THE ...
02/23/2013
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Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 05/07/2013
02/23/2013
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Date Posted: 04/14/2013
You've probably heard of Python, the _other_ popular, dynamic, multi-paradigm programming language. It occupies much of the same space as Ruby, has many similar language features, and the syntax even looks pretty similar. But what are the specific strengths and weaknesses of P...
02/23/2013
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Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 04/14/2013
I want to present on why, where, and when backbone would be beneficial to use. We went through the whole motion on our rails project and I wa
02/23/2013
2312 larubyconf2013 why i like jruby and you should too thumb 0000 thumb
Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 04/14/2013
If MRI is a potato peeler that does one thing very well, JRUby is the Swiss Army Knife that offers developers a multitude of tools. JRuby opens doors that MRI has closed, being highly performant and offers access to Java libraries. From the perspective of a former MRI'er, I’ll...
02/23/2013
2313 larubyconf2013 it s not your test framework it s you thumb 0004 thumb
Rating: Everyone
Viewed 4,762 times
Date Posted: 04/14/2013
The BDD hype cycle is over. Recently, there’s been a lot of backlash against popular BDD libraries like Cucumber. Some developers blame their test frameworks for brittle test suites and long build times. Others go so far as to claim that acceptance testing is simply not sustai...
02/23/2013
2314 larubyconf2013 people who liked this talk also liked building recommendation systems using ruby thumb 0001 thumb
From Amazon, to Spotify, to thermostats, recommendation systems are everywhere. The ability to provide recommendations for your users is becoming a crucial feature for modern applications. In this talk I'll show you how you can use Ruby to build recommendation systems for your...
02/24/2013
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Rating: Everyone
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Date Posted: 04/11/2013