Posts tagged Keith Gaddis


Meeting: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @ 7-9PM [6:30 open]

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After a bit of a hiatus to party it up with other web devs during SXSW, we are back on our regular schedule this month. Let’s jump back into the groove with this thing.

Chad Bailey - Understanding (and Fixing) Rails App Performance on Heroku

Congratulations! You’ve managed to build a Rails app that people actually use. Now you have traffic, and with it comes performance problems.

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Meeting: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 @ 7-9PM [6:30 open]

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Hello All!

We are flying through the summer! Here we are at the end of July already. Your Rails Conductor this month is Brandon Harris. Hat tip to Ticketbud developers for picking up the talks at this meeting.

Keith Gaddis - Simplify Your Application with the Command Pattern

The command or interactor pattern is a very simple design pattern that is lightly used in most Rails apps, which is a shame because it can be used with great benefit to simplify application logic. We’ll talk about commands as a concept, implementation in code, and how they can be used to implement a few high-level architectural patterns that can help create code that scales in both performance and maintainability.

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Meeting: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 @ 7-9PM

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The organizer for this meeting is Keith Gaddis.

Welcome to 2012! From the looks of things, we are going to have a fantastic year here in Austin.

Beginner Talk

Backgrounding Tasks in Rails - Marcus Mateus

Frequently web applications need to perform tasks which can take far too long to handle in a healthy request cycle. Marcus will showcase a few options for moving tasks into the background, enabling quick responses to site visitors, using libraries like DelayedJob and Resque.

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Meeting: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 7-9PM

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This month at Austin on Rails is all about Rails forms and views - from forms internals to high-level UI frameworks. Learn how to hack the default form builder, extend it, or replace it completely with Formtastic!

Forms, FormBuilders, Helpers, and Tags - Scott Bellware

Compose more complex form helpers from Rails’ defaults, or build your own from scratch. Reduce duplicated view code and standardize UI implementation on your team by wrapping, extended, or replacing existing form tags and controls. Customize the FormBuilder and take control of views and form markup. This talk will go over the internals of the form builder and form helpers, demonstrating the evolution of a plain old view helper into a form helper touching on useful bits and pieces of Rails internals along the way.

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Meeting: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 @ 7:00-9:00 PM

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Thanks to Tim Tyrrell for organizing the Rails meeting this month. Looking forward to this event.

Refactoring WTF into OMG — Strategies for success - Keith Gaddis

Rails is a powerful platform that gives us lots of tools for creating solid web apps. Unfortunately, with that power comes a high likelihood that you’ll shoot yourself in the foot at some point, or inherit the results of someone else’s education. If you’ve ever inherited someone’s early experiments in Rails development, built a project without a test suite, or just have a plain old legacy application to maintain (or some combination of all three!) this is the talk for you.

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Meeting: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @ 7-9 PM

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Railsconf 2010 Recap

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