O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - October 17-20, 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Tutorial

Ruby on Rails
Jarkko Laine, Senior Developer, dotherightthing.com

Date: Monday, 17 October 2005
Time: 8:30 - 12:00
Location: Grand Ballroom

Application development for the Web seems to fall into either the quick 'n' dirty camp with the likes of PHP or the hard 'n' heavy with the likes of Java. But it need not be like that. Ruby on Rails is attempting a shot at the creamy middle with a model for sustainable productivity.

See
Get the whirlwind tour of seeing a useable application come together in just 15 minutes. Then achieve familiarity with the components as we dissect the experience.

Learn
Ruby is more similar than different to most other programming languages, so we'll pick it up just enough to get going with Rails and learn along the way. We'll build, test, and run a sizable application together using the entire framework.

Use
Now that the all the participants have seen the shiny, bright, red light, we'll discuss and show how Rails is already being used in lots of real-world applications, from content management to e-commerce to social networking to...



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