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Day 2 Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011

Continuing on this summary for Day 2. We started with Real Time Rack by Konstantin Haase, followed by Implementing Rails 3.1, Backbone.js, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Sass, and CouchDB on EC2 by Rod Cope.

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Day 1 Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011

This summary of Rocky Mountain Ruby is not exhaustive, not complete, but includes a few notes about what stuck in my mind. We started with Focus by Mike Gerhard. Find focus. Right/rich brain, left/linear brain.

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Javascript Remoting – a new Force unleashed

I am really passionate about creating user interfaces that are clean, simple, and intuitive to use. With the addition of a new exciting tool I have been able to deliver Force.com web applications with a much better user experience.

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Rails Salesforce apps on Heroku

When deploying a Rails web application that connects to the Salesforce.com API on the Heroku platform, one ideally wants to achieve a few things. First: not deviating from the standard Heroku deployment process.

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Part 3: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

Continuing from my previous post about agile development in the corporate context, I will point out the ways in which the team was structured and backed financially – in the context of the goals that were set for us.

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Part 2: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

Continuing from my previous post about agile development in the corporate context, I will describe the technology we used to be able to rapidly deliver web applications. We needed some basic structures in place.

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Part 1: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

I used to work for an Australian Telco – having been a founding member of a tiny team tasked with the delivery of short, sweet web apps that can be delivered quickly, and will resolve “low hanging fruit” business problems.

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