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23-Jun-12 10:00
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When you type “cap deploy”, “ey deploy”, or “git push heroku master” your intent is to deploy your local application source to your running system on the Internet. That seems to be the point - you changed your code, and you want to Just Ship It. But what is your actual objecti...

23-Jun-12 11:00
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In the early days of a project, Rails absolutely dazzles.

Tragically, the very same forces that make it so easy to add new features to a brand new Rails application are the ones that start to hold you back as the number of features grows.

Your test suite gets slower and ...

23-Jun-12 12:00
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With the rise of Javascript MVC frameworks like Ember and Backbone, web programmers find themselves at a fork in the road. If they keep doing server-side web programming, they'll benefit from tried-and-true tools and techniques. If they jump into Javascript MVC, they may be ab...

23-Jun-12 14:00
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More and more developers are facing the challenge of organizing and deploying complex client-side Javascript apps. It turns out there are some excellent solutions to this problem bubbling up in the Ruby ecosystem. I am responsible for two complex Javascript applications at Yap...

23-Jun-12 14:10
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In this talk we will build a face detection and recognition app all in Ruby with the power of MacRuby... in 10 minutes! The purpose of this talk is to demonstrate how one can take advantage of Apple API's and Ruby tools to quickly build powerful desktop applications.

23-Jun-12 14:20
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In this talk, I'll dig into how this type of caching allows us to cache far less data than traditional methods, invalidate fewer records, improve our cache hit rates, and scale to hundreds of thousands of memcache of requests per second with a 98% cache hit rate - all while sh...

23-Jun-12 14:30
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In this micro talk, I'll review the basic theory behind hash functions and hash tables, show you the new internal data structures that Ruby 2.0 uses to save keys and values, and present some performance data that proves this optimization exists and how much time it will actual...

23-Jun-12 15:00
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Most Ruby programmers spend significant time writing, maintaining and troubleshooting automated tests. While recent discussions in the Ruby community have focused on whether we're writing too few or too many tests, this talk looks at how we can write "sensible" tests that allo...

23-Jun-12 16:00
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This talk is a sequel to the talk David gave at RubyConf 2010, and will focus on refactorings that we rely on to reduce duplication, and their implications, both positive and negative.

23-Jun-12 17:00
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Here's the quick story of what's worked, what hasn't, and the lessons learned as we try to solve the developer shortage.

23-Jun-12 17:10
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We'll take a Grape API from zero to cache in 10-minutes. This cookbook includes support for ETags, handling relational data, 304s, etc., based on several months of incremental development at

23-Jun-12 17:20
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How to build your own online maps and free yourself from Google Maps limitations and fees.

23-Jun-12 18:00
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In this talk we will cover the "hidden" features of Rake that are not typically used by the casual Rake user. We will learn about the convenience of file lists, dynamic generation of tasks, rule based file generation and more.

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