I’ve been lucky enough to work on many client projects that make me (and my friends) generally excited. Blurb, a client of ours and a recently launched Ruby on Rails application, is one of those projects.
Just wanted to make sure Highgroove customers and fans are the first to know, my new book is official:
There’s plenty of ways to scope and develop a web application. But frankly, it’s not that different than planning and implementing any other type of project. A recent San Francisco Chronicle article looked at Chicago and how rapidly the city moves on urban initiatives compared to San Francisco. The similarities between Chicago’s city planning philosophy and agile software development are uncanny.
It’s tough finding a developer who doesn’t like Ruby on Rails. However, it’s also easy finding developers who think “Rails Deployment” is the next release of a horror movie series.
Using a subdomain as an account key is a great way to personalize a web application. Rails has a nifty plugin written just for this, but the implementation information is a bit scattered. Here’s a step-by-step guide for implementing, testing, and simulating this powerful feature.
Highgroove Studios, along with the Atlanta Ruby User Group, the Birmingham Ruby User Group, and several other organizations, is happy to announce that planning and organizing for the Southeast Ruby Conference is underway.
There are countless links out there that will bury you in suggestions for how to write Rails code, so I’m going to take the road less travelled and give you three non-code tips that I think are really important.
I’ll be fair with you and tell you right out that I am biased in this matter, but I still have to say:
Microsoft has declared victory over J2EE, and is now setting their sites on Ruby on Rails.