Day One Thursday, 7 February 2013

  • Registration

  • Marcheiligers Marc Heiligers @rubyfuza Welcome

  • Konstantin Konstantin Haase @konstantinhaase Ruby: Where Are You Going?

  • Johnanderson John Anderson @djellemah Do It Yerself, Rube

  • Break

  • Jessenewland Jesse Newland @jnewland ChatOps at Github

  • Chris spring Chris Spring @autonomous Rack based web apps with JRuby and TorqueBo

  • Lightning Talks

  • Lunch

  • Aaron kalin Aaron Kalin @martinisoft Hey Kid! Don't Copy That Floppy!

  • Garren Garren Smith @garrensmith Developing multiple personalities to bootstrap your first product

  • Lance Lance Gleason @lgleasain Dynamic Routing With Circuit

  • Break

  • Vicent Vicent Martí @vmg Unicorns Die With Bullets Made Of Glitter

  • Rory Rory McKinley @rorymckinley Subprocesses, Threads and Fibers

  • Jacob Jacob Burkhart @beanstalksurf Living With Distributed Systems

  • Drinkup

Day Two Friday, 8 February 2013

  • Arrival

  • Renee Renée De Voursney @gigglegirl4e Teaching Ruby for Fun and Profit!

  • Simonstewart Simon Stewart @simonstewart How Pet Projects Can Enhance Your Career

  • Break

  • Danishkhan Danish Khan @danishkhan Don't Be An A**hole

  • Stu Stuart Corbishley @stucorbishley Abstracting a Service - A Case Study in Forward Thinking with SOA

  • Lightning Talks

  • Lunch

  • Terrence Terrence Lee @hone02 `bundle install` Y U SO SLOW: Server Edition

  • Ryan Ryan Lemmer @ryanlemmer Side-Effects Are Not Your Friend

  • Luke Luke Randall @luke_randall CQRS

  • Break

  • Aslam Aslam Khan @aslamkhn Not Quite Object Oriented

  • Kevin Kevin McKelvin @kmckelvin Applying RSpec Best Practices

  • Kenneth Kenneth Kalmer @kennethkalmer Reusing your frontend JS on the server with
    The Ruby Racer and/or Ruby Rhino

  • Leave for Dinner

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RailsBridge Workshop Wednesday, 6 February 2013

  • Registration

  • InstallFest The InstallFest is a set of step-by-step instructions for installing Ruby, Rails, and other important tools on Mac, Windows, or Linux computers.

  • Workshop A short introduction to using the Terminal and basic Ruby terminology. Begin project and learn about Git.

  • Lunch

  • Workshop Continue with the project and learn about resources, CRUD and controllers.

  • Cocktails

Amazon AWS Workshop Saturday, 9 February 2013

  • Registration

  • Workshop

  • Lunch

  • Workshop

  • Fin.


Strand Tower Hotel


Cape Town’s business centre is within easy walking distance from the Strand Tower Hotel.

The city’s many major tourist attractions, such as Table Mountain, Robben Island and the V&A Waterfront, are also within easy access from the hotel. Other notable landmarks nearby include the Cape Town International Convention Centre, which is just 2 kilometers away, and the Green Point Stadium, which was constructed for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium, which is 3.5 kilometers from the hotel, is now home to many other major sports tournaments.

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