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In modern web development, caching is a quick and powerful way to speed things up. When done right, caching can bring significant improvements to your ...

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Database migrations are the tricky part of any deployment. They make zero-time deploys problematic. They requires special attention since they can brea...

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An API Gateway is a design pattern often used in microservice architecture to provide a single access point to the underlying system. While building th...

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While Codest is primarily a Ruby shop, one of the many projects we’re building is in JavaScript. It’s a client-side library which runs in a pretty chal...

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Handling multiple WebSocket sessions with Rails 5 system tests, Capybara, and Minitest can be very confusing. Here are some ways to cleanly handle the...

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If you've spent a little time in Ruby-land, you have have encountered the names "CRuby" or "MRI". You've almost certainly heard of JRuby, and perhaps a...

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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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In most cases, this frees you up to write code without having to explicitly convert between types or even know which types you’re comparing. But eventu...

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The venerable “mixin” is a technique I learned as a Python developer. Now, after writing Ruby code for the past year, I’m excited to compare how these ...

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I've been using Google Cloud with Kubernetes Engine for 2 months and change, from zero to production. Actually, it didn't take me a month to put it....


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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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