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LA Ruby Conference 2013 Schedule

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23-Feb-13 09:10
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Rated: Everyone
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“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...

23-Feb-13 10:00
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 31,594

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...

23-Feb-13 10:50
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Pablo travelled from Argentina to present, it was his first international presentation.

Rated: Everyone
Views: 1,940

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 ...

23-Feb-13 11:40
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 2,118
23-Feb-13 13:30
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 3,400

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...

23-Feb-13 14:20
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 2,327

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 wat to share in detail how we came about utilizing backbone on our project and hopefully you can too! In the end, implementing Backbone a...

23-Feb-13 14:30
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 2,318

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...

23-Feb-13 15:00
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 4,441

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...

23-Feb-13 15:50
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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...

23-Feb-13 16:45
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Rated: Everyone
Views: 3,164
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