Foscon Starts today, 23rd July at Portland,Oregon.

July 23, 2008 at 4:43 am Leave a comment

FOSCON is a free, fun gathering of Ruby fans held during an evening of O’Reilly’s OSCON conference with cool presentations, food, discussions, and a live coding competition.

Anyone interested in Ruby is welcome here, whether you’re just curious or a seasoned pro. Portland Ruby brigade user group wants to share the joy of Ruby with you.

Presentation List:-

  • IronRuby: John Lam
  • Selectricity and RubyVote: Benjamin Mako Hill on Ruby voting machinery for the masses!
  • Ruby performance: Brian Ford
  • Hardware Hacking with Ruby Arduino: Gregory Borenstein
  • Ruby++!…?: Markus Roberts on defining custom operators
  • Five minutes with Selenium: Ian Dees
  • Ruby culture: Audrey Eschright, Reid Beels and Igal Koshevoy
  • Ruby business: David Abramowski from Morph on “10 steps to turn an idea into a business: You have an idea and the ability to write a RoR application. Now what do you do?”
  • Ruby server automation: Igal Koshevoy
  • Ruby on Rails profiling: M. Edward Borasky
  • Live coding competition: Ruby on Rails, PHP Symfony, PHP Drupal, and GemStone/S Smalltalk Seasid

Hope, you have bookmarked this venue and presentation list.



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Huge List of Ruby/Rails Topics to be discussed at Oscon2008. Ruby 1.8.7 is available now. Cheers!

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