cm (cratermoon) wrote in pdx_sw_dev,

Reminder! April pdx.ruby meeting

April Meeting
April 13th, 2005 6:30pm at Free Geek, 1741 SE 10th Ave

Ruby on Rails by Lucas Carlson

Ruby on Rails ( is a 9 month old web framework
that provides shortcuts to many aspects of web development. Many of you
have already heard of Ruby on Rails since a lot of people have been
proclaiming 10x increases in productivity recently. This presentation will
introduce you to the fundamentals of the framework by creating a simple
application from scratch. You will then learn some of the more advanced
features of Rails, like how to setup XML-RPC and SOAP API's for the
application and how easy it is to integrate Ajax features in forms. You
will also be exposed to some non-trivial Rails code from an existing
website ( in order to judge how well Rails
holds up when implementing non-trivial concepts.

Knowledge of Ruby is optional, there will be a short crash course at the
beginning of the talk.
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