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KBSecret is a combined library/utility that provides a secret management interface for KBFS and Keybase.Benefits over current offeringsEasy password an...

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The Ruby library offers new functionality and takes advantage of modern language features. We’ve rebuilt it from the ground up based on the developer f...

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In Rails 5 each migration class is inherited from `ActiveRecord::Migration[5.0]`. It looks quite unusual to see that `[5.0]` part at the end of the par...

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In this blog post I will show how to implement a support vector machine (SVM) in Ruby, and how to use it to solve a simple classification problem. We w...

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A key difference to how Active Storage works compared to other attachment solutions in Rails is through the use of built-in Blob and Attachment models ...

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However, it's better to write your own query parser, for two reasons. First, built-in parsers are too powerful. They are confusing and allow users to t...

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In a previous post, we talked about the benefits conferred by Ruby mutexes. While a programmer’s familiarity with mutexes is likely to depend on what k...

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Today DHH announced Active Storage: a new gem that makes it easy to attach Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Storage files to Active Record model instances. Lo...

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As you might know from previous posts, I keep a Rails playground project around. That’s a small application with a bunch of models, controllers and acc...

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Today I was going through some of our worst queries on Skylight and trying to find some low-hanging fruit to improve performance with the least effort ...

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I remember late nights browsing support forums ready for any answer to help. Writing a post, pleading for help, hitting refresh, and waiting for someon...

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May 4 - 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri

( 89 available presentations )

RailsConf is brought to you by the team at Ruby Central, as well as a small but dedicated corps of volunteers. While we depend on the awesomeness of the whole Ruby community to contribute to the terrific experience of RailsConf every year, there are a few individuals that work especially hard to produce RailsConf.


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Atlanta, Georgia April 21 - 23, 2015

( 94 available presentations )

Rails Conf 2015

David Heinemeier Hansson kicked off the conference by announcing a few new features in Rails 5: Rails API, turbolinks 3, a native mobile wrapper and web sockets support (a.k.a. Action Cable).
The amazing Sara Chipps wrapped up the day by sharing her experienceteaching kids to code.
Check the schedule for a full list of talks from Room 202. Shameless plug:yours truly gave a talk following the DHH keynote ;)

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Chicago, Illinois April 21 - 24, 2014

( 96 available presentations )

The highlight of the first day was DHH’s keynote about clarity, patterns and TDD, which sparked many conversations/discussions during the day. Farrah Bostic also gave a nice keynote at the end of the day, entitled What Happens to Everyone, When Everyone Learns to Code, which added even more to the topic DHH had covered.


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Portland, Oregon April 29 - May 2, 2013

( 72 available presentations )

RailsConf, the largest gathering of Ruby and Rails developers in the world, is returning to Portland, OR! Join us from April 29th - May 2nd and connect with top Rails talent, companies, and project owners from around the world.


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Austin, Texas April 23 - 25, 2012

( 65 available presentations )

So what kinds of awesome talks have I attended so far?

  • Keynote by DHH about not being scared of progress
  • Steve Klabnik’s talk on Designing Hypermedia APIs
  • Practical Machine Learning & Rails
  • Ruby on Rails on YOUR ROOMBA!
  • Scaling StillAlive from a RailsRumble project to 50,000+ users
  • Building realtime web apps with streaming REST
  • Keynote by Rich Hickey (developer of Clojure) on simplicity

It’s been fantastic RailsConf so far, and I’m looking forward to the rest of it.


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Baltimore, Maryland May 16 - 19, 2011

( 10 available presentations )

This year me and José Valim had the pleasure of going to Baltimore, in the US, to one of the biggest Rails events of the world! RailsConf is definitely the best place to have the opportunity of meeting and talking to a lot of great Rubyists and Railers, and also attending their talks.


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Baltimore, Maryland July 7 - June 10, 2010

( 12 available presentations )

Happening June 7-10, 2010 at the Baltimore Convention Center, RailsConf is the largest official event for the Ruby on Rails community. If you're passionate about Rails and what it helps you achieve—or are curious about how Rails can help you create web applications better and faster—RailsConf is the place to be.


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