Golden Gate Ruby Conference 2011

The Problem is Your Ruby
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We're facing a tidal wave of rescue projects. So many developers dive into writing Rails applications without building a real foundation in Ruby. Instead we focus on the new whiz-bang features of Rails or the hot gem of the week—missing the awesomeness right in front of us.

Let's talk about Ruby and fill in some of the gaps. This isn't about mind-blowing features and crazy metaprogramming, it's about the fundamentals that are often overlooked in Rails applications.

  • WTF are modules, anyway?
  • Writing utility objects
  • Measuring performance
  • Everything worth manipulating is a collection
  • Rails "features" that Ruby does better
  • Bringing science back into development

Master these techniques, and write better applications with better Ruby.

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