2 DAY CONFERENCE

Rails Underground 2009

Topics covered:

Friday, 24th - Saturday, 25th July in London

19 experts spoke.
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Programme

Chris Parsons - BBD with Cucumber and RSpec

Chris Parsons

Chris is an an experienced technical leader, programmer, speaker and trainer with a strong business and commercial focus. He runs technology as CTO of Gower Street, a growing data analytics company in the movie business. He has consulted in technical architecture, agile management and adoption, and advised C-level executives on product strategy and how to manage technical teams. He has trained and coached technical teams in BDD, automated testing, clean code and great team practices. He has been writing software professionally for 20 years in a wide range of sectors.

Fred George - Rails is a Hammer (Keynote)

Fred George

"Fred George is a consultant with over 40 years experience in the industry including over twenty years doing object programming and a decade doing Agile/XP. He counts at least 60 languages with which he has written code.

Obie Fernandez - Blood, Sweat and Rails

Obie Fernandez

Obie Fernandez is author of the The Rails Way and the editor of Addison-Wesley's Professional Ruby series

Charles Nutter - JRuby and Rails

Charles Nutter

Charlie Nutter is co-lead on the JRuby project. He went to his first Ruby conference 5 years ago, and liked the language he quickly started

Makoto Inoue - Rhodes and PhoneGap

Makoto Inoue

A developer at ENS (http://ens.domains) currently working DNS integration into ENS. The founder of BlockParty (http://noblockno.party). The organiser of London Ethereum Codeup (http://meetup.com/london-ethereum-codeup), a monthly study group to learn Ethereum coding over beer.

Yehuda Katz - Interfaces and the Future of Ruby (Keynote

Yehuda Katz

Yehuda Katz created Ember.js, and is a member of the Rust Core Team, as well as a retired Ruby on Rails and jQuery Core Team member.

Ben Scofield - And the Greatest of These is Rack Support

Ben Scofield

At Viget Labs, Ben Scofield builds Rails applications for Web 2.0 star

Paolo Negri - Riding Rabbits and Trading Gems

Paolo Negri

Paolo Negri has been working full time on ruby/rails projects since the start of 2006.

Pat Allan - Sphinx, Beyond the Basics

Pat Allan

Pat Allan

Pat Allan is a freelancing web developer usually located in Melbourne, Australia.

Pat Allan - From the Keyboard to the Community

Pat Allan

Pat Allan

Pat Allan is a freelancing web developer usually located in Melbourne, Australia.

Paul Campbell - Productive Rails Development and Client Happiness

Paul Campbell

Paul Campbell is an Irish Ruby on Rails developer. He has been programming using Ruby on Rails since 2004 and

Launching Ruby on Rails Projects

Robby Russell

Robby Russell is co-founder and the Chief Evangelist

Elise Huard - Rails and the internet of things

Elise Huard

Elise has been doing software for 15 years, from startups to large consultancies. She’s tried her hand at many technologies, wrote a book about developing games in Haskell, and is now doing data science and engineering with Mastodon C. She enjoys hard problems, tangly maths, science fiction, running, making and consuming food.

Martin Kleppmann - Go Test It

Martin Kleppmann

Entrepreneur and web technologist - Martin Klepmann is the author of the invoicing gem.

Charles Nutter - Duby and Juby Languages

Charles Nutter

Charlie Nutter is co-lead on the JRuby project. He went to his first Ruby conference 5 years ago, and liked the language he quickly started

Dr Nic Williams - Sharding Your Way to Simplicity

Nic Williams

Dr Nic runs the premier iPhone/Rails consultancy

The Invoicing Gem- Sales and Payments in your App

Martin Kleppmann

Entrepreneur and web technologist - Martin Klepmann is the author of the invoicing gem.

Yehuda Katz - Moneta (Lightning Talk)

Yehuda Katz

Yehuda Katz created Ember.js, and is a member of the Rust Core Team, as well as a retired Ruby on Rails and jQuery Core Team member.

Gwyn Morfey - Agile Deployment with Ruby

Gwyn Morfey

Gwyn Morfey is a scrum master at

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