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The routes file can grow to be unmaintainable and messy. Learn to keep things organized by extracting out blocks of routes into their own files......

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A few days ago, I worked on a project that was mostly about serving up basic store data (modeled after Etsy) to an API.We had a few dozen end-points, a...

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Rails 5.0 provides mattr_accessor to define class level variables on a per thread basis.However, the variable was getting shared with child classes as ...

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Ruby on Rails is awesome, it is really awesome. It allows us to create web applications without knowing every involved technology. After all, Rails is ...

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We already know how Unicode works under the hood. In this final part, we’ll learn the theory and practice of handling Unicode properly......

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Let’s talk about the N 1 problem in Rails. We will go through a short intro for beginners, speak of the ways to tame the problem (specifically, using t...

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Hi there. I wrote this post to show how much effort is invested in small and simple one-line pull request. I tried to show the whole process from the a...

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Why a Slack bot? Well, like it or not, a developer’s work has a great deal of team communication and Slack is a great platform for it. Let’s face it, w...

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A typical Ruby on Rails application comes with ActiveRecord, which makes using RDBMS (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL etc) cake walk. There are times, when w...

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The other day, I was tasked with calling an external service when destroying a user. This kind of task is pretty straightforward in Rails, you call a m...

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The intention of this guide is for newcomers or startups who wants to quickly bring up a platform to get users. It does not follow any general best pra...

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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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