Speakers

Schedule

Day One Thursday, 6 February 2014

  • Registration

  • Marc Heiligers @rubyfuza Welcome

  • Charlene Tshitoka @charlymul Software Development in Africa

  • Ben Janecke Ping Ping or: How I learned to stop worrying and love remote paring

  • Break

  • Rory McKinley @rorymckinley TDD: When the thrill has gone

  • Murtuza Kutub @murtazz The Ultimate Refactoring Cheat Sheet

  • Lightning Talks

  • Lunch

  • John Anderson @djellemah What is an object, really?

  • Daniel Acton Google APIs for Ruby on Ruby on Rails on Google Compute Engine

  • Marié Whittington @mariebeetge Designing in a Rails Company

  • Break

  • Robert Stuttaford @RobStuttaford Immutable Data...base?

  • Danie Roux @danieroux Persistent data structures - good for UI

  • Daniel Schierbeck @dasch Curly — Refactoring the view layer

  • Drinkup

Day Two Friday, 7 February 2014

  • Arrival

  • Tania van Wyk de Vries Ruby on Microsoft Azure

  • Lance Gleason @lgleasain Analytics for the Busy Ruby Developer

  • Break

  • Matthew Mongeau @halogenandtoast The Art of Ruby

  • Kevin McKelvin @kmckelvin Clean Code: Applying Object Oriented Principles

  • Lightning Talks

  • Lunch

  • André Arko @indirect Extreme Makeover: Rubygems Edition

  • Simon van Dyk @siefi The Birds & The Bees

  • Sally Lehman @SllyLhmn Email Delivery for Rails Folks (or 'How to send lots of email and not look like spam')

  • Break

  • Nelson Pascoal @foomip Rubymotion - iOS and OSX development from a Ruby developer's perspective

  • Richard Cochrane Debugging in Ruby on Rails

  • Zachary Scott @_zzak Contributing to Ruby

  • Leave for Dinner

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Venue

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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