RailsConf 2018: Here’s to the crazy ones by James Adam Have you ever had a crazy idea that you were quietly convinced was great, but that everyone else thought was dumb? Well guess what: the future of Rails is depending on you. I’d like rewind time by more than ten years, to tell you about […]
RailsConf 2018: Mechanically Confident by Adam Cuppy The idea that confidence is solely the result of positive self-talk is circular: If I believed in my ability to talk myself up, I would. But if I did, I wouldn’t need to talk myself up. It’s not as simple as having faith. There’s a thread amongst all […]
Yes, and… by Adam Cuppy & Julia Cuppy What happens when we drop “No, but…” from our daily interactions or life choices in favor of the #1 rule of improv: Yes, and..? This talk is not a technical deep dive into the Ruby VM or a walk through of a new gem. I won’t touch […]
What if Shakespeare Wrote Ruby? by Adam Cuppy Did you know that Shakespeare wrote almost no direction into his plays? No fight direction. No staging. No notes to the songs. Of the 1700 words he created, there was no official dictionary. That’s right the author of some of the greatest literary works in history, which […]
Workshop / Taming Chaotic Specs: RSpec Design Patterns by Adam Cuppy Don’t you hate when testing takes 3x as long because your specs are hard to understand? Following a few simple patterns, you can easily take a bloated spec and make it DRY and simple to extend. We will take a bloated sample spec and […]
Tagging your world with RFID by Adam Walker Come learn all the wonderful uses of UHF RFID tags and how Ruby makes it easy to read, write and deploy real time asset tracking systems. RFID tags can be read from 30 or more feet away and easily integrated with a variety of existing systems with […]
Why is nobody using Refinements? by James Adam Refinements have been a feature in Ruby for several years now, added as a more structured alternative to the “scourge” of monkey patching, but it seems like almost nobody is using them. My question is this: why not? Are they a bad idea? Are they broken? Or […]
Bikeshed! Live! by Evan Phoenix and Adam Keys Everyone loves live coding! What’s not to love about watching someone struggle through some trivial code while the audience corrects their every syntax error? This session takes that to the next level by adding literal play-by-play commentary to a live coding session. Come and join us for […]
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