January 2008

Thursday, January 17, 2008

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Speaker

Cassie Schmitz / Iowa Interactive

Topic

Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Working with Rails

You've heard about all the cool things Rails can do, but Rails is full of hidden features that many developers are not aware of. In this presentation, Cassie will show you time-saving tools and tricks for making Rails development faster and more fun! Cassie will use examples from an actual application she has developed.

Topics that will be covered:

  • Rails plugins
  • Spicing up your application with Ajax
  • Templates
  • Filters
  • Validation
  • with_scope
  • Rails resources

Meeting Location

DMACC West
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.

Meeting Notes

Slides