Introduction to Rails

Wednesday May 18th, 2011 @ 12:00 AM
Ben Scheirman
Lone Star College - Montgomery

Why is Rails so popular?  If you haven’t ever used Ruby on Rails, you’re in for a treat.   We’ll start with a primer on the Ruby language.  Then we’ll go over how to build a site using Ruby on Rails.  We’ll talk about how you to leverage Ruby Gems to add functionality to your application.  And we’ll do it from a .NET developer’s point of view.  Come, learn about the most productive language & web framework available.  If you’ve ever been interested in learning Rails, this presentation is for you.  Disclaimer:  Learning Rails May In Fact Make You Yearn For Better Tools.

Ben Scheirman

Ben Scheirman is a software developer, speaker, author, and blogger. He has extensive experience programming on a multitude of platforms, such as .NET, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. He’s written 2 books, a couple dozen iPhone apps, and worked on countless web applications. He is the Director of Development for ChaiONE where he builds awesome Ruby and iPhone applications.