Thursday, October 18, 2007
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Mike Gorski, Lead Architect, Outsell, Inc.
Dan Buettner, IT Manager, Gannett Regional Toning Centers
Real Applications in Ruby on Rails: An Introduction
Ruby on Rails (RoR) is web application framework written in Ruby that implements a Model-View-Controller architecture for database-backed web sites. There are plenty of tutorials available on the web which will guide you through building a simple web application with Ruby on Rails. With this talk we hope to take that one step further by showing an RoR application in the real world.
- Directory structure for RoR
- What's a controller and do you need one for each model?
- How can you make your views reusable across controllers
- How do you manage the application with sub directories
- How do URLs map to controllers
- What's the routes.rb file and what can you do with it
This talk will take take you neck deep into a real-world RoR application to explore all of this.
5959 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, Iowa
We meet in the main auditorium on the second floor. Wi-fi Internet access is available.
Map (DMACC West)
Dinner After the Meeting
If you can, please plan to join us for dinner at a local restaurant after the meeting.
Mike's slides: Real Applications in Ruby on Rails: An Introduction (PDF)
Dan's slides: Deploying Ruby on Rails (PowerPoint)