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RailsConf Day 2

Urgh, I’ve spent most of the weekend recovering from a cold and lack of sleep, so I’m finally at a point where I can write up the final day of the conference. In the meantime, I noticed that DHH has a great railsconf writeup, which covers many of the things I saw. In the morning, […]

RailsConf Day 1

What I done saw… Unsurprisngly, after a brief introduction by David Black, DHH kicked off the conference with a keynote speech. Except that having no copy of Keynote on his laptop, he used TextMate instead. Hardcore! He went on to show off the RESTful ideas in Rails 1.2 (due out Real Soon Now™). I’ve done […]

Unicode for Rails

I finally gave my talk this afternoon. I rushed through things in 40 minutes; I was planning on 45, but I started a little late due to microphone difficulties. The talk seemed to go down well; a few people came up to ask questions afterwards. My official hecklers, Tom and Paul were noticeably silent. They […]

RailsConf Europe is Over

I’ve gotten back from RailsConf. I actually got back a few hours ago, but went to bed and couldn’t sleep (idea! ping! awake!). So, I thought I’d start writing up stuff whilst I thought of it… The conference itself was pretty well organised by SkillsMatter and RubyCentral. There were a couple of minor hiccups which […]

Pizza On Rails

I’ve just gotten back from the Pizza on Rails pre-conference event. I was a bit nervous, because by all accounts I knew nobody who was going. Thankfully I bumped into Paul Hammond within 5 minutes of arriving. He introduced me to Rob who deals with parliament.uk. That sounds like fascinating stuff—over 12Tb of data, including […]