I’m really enjoying Red Dirt Ruby Conference so far! Love the single-track, short-talks format. Also, I got free jerky from Jerky.com, which is awesome. If you’re coming in because of my DataMapper talk, here are some notes: Slides: http://avdi.org/talks/datamapper-rdrc-2011/ Rate the talk: http://spkr8.com/t/7286 Follow me on Twitter: @avdi The DataMapper home page dm-rails, the DataMapper/Rails 3 integration […]
I very nearly didn’t go to Ruby on Ales, but I’m very glad I did. RoA 2011 was the most fun I’ve had at a traditional (non-unconference) conference since RubyFringe. The talks were well-curated; full of original content, largely free of done-to-death topics, and for the most part they went beyond stereotypical “library HOWTO” subject […]
Thanks for all the kind comments on my Exceptional Ruby talk! A few notes for those visiting because of the talk: References, source code, links to further reading, and yes, slides can be found here: Exceptional Ruby Notes. Please review my talk on SpeakerRate! If you just can’t get enough deep technical talks on Ruby […]
I’ll be speaking at Magic Ruby conference in Orlando, FL this February. The topic will be exceptions and error handling in Ruby. Hope to see you there! If you have any favorite tips, hacks, or burning questions about Ruby exception handling let me know, and I might include it in the talk!
If you ‘re in the DC/NoVA region and you’ve always wanted to tell me what an idiot I am in person, now is your chance! I’ll be at Ruby DCamp over the weekend. I’ll probably be spending a lot of my time hacking on my OSS gems, since unconferences seem to be the only time I have […]