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a visualizer for ruby code (rails or otherwise), it analyze your code and extract the modules definitions and used classes/modules and render all these...

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GraphQL has been stirring up quite a buzz ever since it was introduced by Facebook. Since then companies like Github, Shopify and Pinterest have been u...

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In just-this-second news – someone tweeted at me just now that they used rbspy and it helped them find an unexpected hot spot in their program, which m...

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Usually people leave this type of instrumentation and graphing to NewRelic and Skylight. However, at our scale we find it extremely beneficial to have ...

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As the commit explains, this is still early days for JIT in MRI ruby. It’s not yet ready to make Rails faster, and it’s slower right now than some of t...

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A tutorial for creating a simple GTK ToDo application with Ruby.....

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This is a guest post by Kendal Miller, Senior Engineer at par8o. Read it to discover how par8o reduced build time from over 2 hours to 13 minutes with ...

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This is a simple example of adding a conditional and partial unique index to Rails applications backed by PostgreSQL.To demonstrate adding a conditiona...

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I take a look at a fun case of permissive error handling that causes a Rails controller to accidentally catch an exception from RSpec......

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However, distributed tracing - which connects a transaction trace across microservices - is getting a lot easier. In this short tutorial, I'll show how...

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There are probably some mistakes in this post (as research for this post I read parts of the code for 14 different profiling libraries and most of thos...

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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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