Ruby::AZ - October 18th

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Troy Anderson on Mobile API Design:

Ruby on Rails has proven to be an ally in our need to provide stable back-end services to mobile applications. In this presentation, I will show how we implemented an API to support secure video delivery to iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, focusing on the overall strategy and a practical look at rspec and testing as it relates to the API.

Bob Roberts on Capybara

If you are not using testing in your Rails app, you are not developing, you are guessing. I will be presenting a view of Behaviour Driven Development starting with writing stories,through to testing with Capybara from a new testers viewpoint.

Danny Whalen on Google Maps API

Learn how to integrate the Google Maps JS API with your Rails application


The group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at ASU SkySong, 1475 N Scottsdale Rd # 249, Scottsdale, AZ (480) 884-1860

About The Presenters:

Troy Anderson

Troy Anderson (@) has 20 years of background in both software and real estate development and management, I have a rich set of experiences that provides me with a unique perspective to businesses looking to further their strategic objectives using technology. My specific areas of expertise in technology include a proficiency in Ruby on Rails for web and server back end services, and iOS (iPhone/iPad) development for mobile applications. My formal education includes a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Washington.

Bob Roberts

Bob Roberts got his start in programming by learning Python while working with GIS systems. From there he discovered Ruby on Rails and has never looked back. He's working hard on his way to become a fulltime RoR developer.

Danny Whalen

Danny Whalen is a Rails developer at ChatterPlug Inc. He loves Ruby and is excited to present to Ruby::AZ


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