“Design patterns” is a common phrase that is often spoken in the course of design and development of web applications. But it’s genesis is not from programming, but Architecture. They come from a trio of books in the 1970s by Christopher Alexander, the most famous of which is the middle book: “A Pattern Language”. The […]
So you are here at the only ruby conference in India, and have the following questions running through your mind: How come there aren’t more events like this in India where I can meet fellow ruby enthusiasts across the nation on a more frequent basis? In fact, why isn’t there an active ruby community in […]
Lao Tzu’s “”Tao Te Ching”” is the second-most translated book in the world, after the Bible. It’s 81 poems share with us a glimpse of philosophical thought from China, over 2500 years ago. These poems, like other substantial philosophical literature, have largely stood the test of time and still have lessons to teach. We will […]
Underneath the beautiful veneer of our Ruby libraries lies a twisted tangle of writhing guts. Maybe you’re curious how the pieces fit together or maybe you’re tracking down a bug, either way it’s easy to get lost in the blood and bile that ties our code together. In this talk you’ll learn how to use […]
by Sahil Muthoo “The Unix programming model has existed for more than 40 years now. Unix programming techniques and principles have transcended programming languages and frameworks du jour. Also, Ruby was built for unix hacking. Implementing unix system calls in its standard library was the best perlism Ruby adopted. Learning Unix programming and its idioms […]
“All of you are aware that rails makes task of web development a lot faster and easier. But here are a couple of questions to each one of you reading this (“?”). Have you been turning a blind eye to the fact that there are people facing situations that don’t allow them to use the […]
by Abhishek Nalwaya, Akshat Paul Ruby developers are no longer an outcast for creating pure native iOS applications. With revolutionary tool chain RubyMotion we can make use of every bit of powerful iOS SDK and the best part of this is without using Xcode 😉 In this talk we will first introduce you to RubyMotion […]
I am a developer, and I have Type II BiPolar and ADHD. It’s not something we talk about, but BiPolar, depression, and ADHD runs rampant in the developer community – they tend to correlate with higher intelligence. Many of the symptoms of this conditions make for great developers, but also cause incredible damage. We recently […]
It’s true that goods are better distributable when they are in packages. That is the common view of what Ruby gems and Rails engines are: packages for distribution. This perception misses the great value that comes from packaging without distribution. That is what makes component-based architectures: a helpful tool for organizing growing codebases. We’ll talk […]
How to use Heroku CI Parallel to save time. Heroku CI quick start: Heroku CI Parallel Test Runs Beta: How to split tests in a dynamic way across parallel CI nodes with knapsack_pro Queue Mode and how it works: Learn more about optimal test suite parallelisation:
Learn how to continually measure and optimize the performance and availability of your Java, .NET and Ruby on Rails applications. Understand how you can quickly locate and rectify common performance issues such as CPU spike, memory leaks, slow database calls, etc.
In this video Alessandro Rodi shows how to use Hot Module Reloading in Rails to speed up our frontend development process.