052 – Live from RailsConf 2012

01:20 - Introductions

  • David Black: Director of Ruby Central/Organizer of RailsConf
  • Ben Scofield: Program Chair
  • Evan Phoenix: MC 05:48 - What Rails Developer’s Should Care About 11:11 - Doppler Effect has lead to GPS 13:10 - Asperger Syndrome / Inability to Learn Social Cues
  • “Here’s your new best practice; not everything is the best practice, right?” 16:20 - Introspection
  • Hashrocket
  • Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns by Kent Beck 18:15 - Wiki-Wiki 19:05 - Pattern Hashing: Give names to the decisions you make 20:38 - Rails Career Anti-Patterns 22:26 - Block-Oriented, Lexically-Scoped Languages 23:05 - Learn Ruby Like It’s a Whole New Language 23:23 - JavaScript is Crap
  • Mozilla 27:10 - Prudence 39:08 - Bundler31:30 - LivingSocial34:15 - Rails => Make it a kind of grassroots thing
  • More Companies to Use Ruby

Questions:

41:00 - Rich Hickey: Functional Programming vs Object-Oriented Programming42:50 - Instance.Exec44:50 - Not just Rails Devs, but more Devs in general

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