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 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.