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RailsConf Asks Ruby on Rails Community for Proposals: Bring Us Your Technical Expertise

November 30, 2010

Sebastopol, CA, November 30, 2010 - The call for proposals has opened for RailsConf 2011, when the Ruby on Rails community will gather May 16-19, 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. RailsConf, co-produced by Ruby Central, Inc. and O'Reilly Media, Inc., is the largest official conference dedicated to everything Rails. Program chairs Chad Fowler and Ben Scofield invite proposals for conference sessions and tutorials, and they will also keep the call for participation open for an extended period so that the program includes the most current Rails topics. If you're passionate about Rails and what it helps you achieve-or are curious about how Rails can help you create web frameworks better and faster-RailsConf is the place to be. The most innovative and successful Rails experts and companies meet at RailsConf for keynotes, sessions, tutorials, events, and lots of hallway hacking. Read the full press release.

Jackie Hadley, Communications Associate

Ruby on Rails Community Shines at RailsConf 2010

July 08, 2010

Conference Brings Rails Fans to Baltimore

Sebastopol, CA, July 7, 2010 - More than 1300 enthusiastic Rails developers and programmers met and collaborated at RailsConf 2010, Co-produced by Ruby Central and O'Reilly Media, the world's largest gathering of the passionate Ruby on Rails community convened at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD, June 7-10, 2010. Chairs Chad Fowler and Ben Scofield created a program that highlighted the vibrant and expanding nature of the Rails community itself. While the exploration of Rails 3 attracted many, the conference explored many other areas of the Rails landscape. Featured speakers at RailsConf 2010 included Michael Feathers of Object Mentor, Inc., David Heinemeier Hansson of 37signals, Yehuda Katz of Engine Yard, Inc., Bob Martin of Object Mentor, Inc., Derek Sivers of Thoughts, Ltd., and Gary Vaynerchuk of VaynerMedia. Read the full press release.

Jackie Hadley, Communications Associate

Rails 3 Release Explored at RailsConf: RailsConf First Major Gathering to Follow Release

February 19, 2010

Sebastopol, CA, February 18, 2010 - This year's RailsConf, offers the Rails community the opportunity to delve into the possibilities created by the Rails 3 release. O'Reilly Media and Ruby Central, Inc. have opened registration for RailsConf on June 7-10, 2010, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. To ensure that the program includes the most timely content possible, the call for participation remains open until March 17, 2010. "With the imminent release of Rails 3, RailsConf is destined to be a hotbed of learning, collaboration, and exploration. The Rails framework gets a major internal overhaul with the new release, which will make for a cleaner, more productive experience for programmers. Its new flexibility will certainly provide new ways of getting things done," says RailsConf chair Chad Fowler. "RailsConf is the first major gathering of Rails developers in the wake of this major event." Read the full press release.

Jackie Hadley, Communications Associate

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