June 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

6:00 - 7:30 PM


David W. Body / Big Creek Software, LLC


What's New in Rails 2.1?

David will explain and demonstrate the new features of Ruby on Rails version 2.1, which was officially released June 1, 2008, at RailsConf.  Rails 2.1 is the result of more than 1600 patches submitted by 1400 contributors in the 6 months or so since Rails 2.0 was released.

New features include:

  • Time zones
  • Partial updates
  • Gem dependencies
  • Named scope
  • UTC-based migrations
  • Better caching

Meeting Location

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.