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Aloha on Rails - Ruby on Rails Web Development Conference

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Aloha on Rails - Ruby on Rails Web Development Conference

Time: October 4, 2009 to October 6, 2009
Location: Marriott Waikiki
City/Town: Waikiki, Hawaii
Website or Map: http://alohaonrails.com
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Seth Ladd
Latest Activity: Oct 5, 2009

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The Aloha on Rails Conference is the premier destination event for Ruby on Rails and Web Development. This unique, three day event (2 day conference and 1 day tutorial) unites the community’s top speakers and talent with motivated and excited attendees for an unforgettable conference in beautiful Hawaii.
Featuring:

* One day Rails tutorial from RailsBridge - Learn Rails!
* Two days of solid content and stories
* Presentations from Chad Fowler, Obie Fernandez, Gregg Pollack, Anthony Eden, Desi McAdam, Jon Crosby, Scott Chacon, Blythe Dunham, Sarah Mei, Charles Nutter, Yehuda Katz, Alan Gates, Jim Weirich, Chris Selmer, Michael Nieling, Chad Pytel, Tammer Saleh, Corey Donohoe, Blake Mizerany, Marty Haught, Jon Larkowski, Pat Maddox, Ezra Zygmuntowicz, Benjamin Sandofsky, and Nathaniel Brown
* Keynote
* Lunches and snacks both days
* Official T-Shirt
* Chance to win prizes
* Plenty of face time with your fellow developers, designers, and engineers
* The beautiful beaches and breathtaking sites of Hawaii

Two full days of informative and timely sessions covering Ruby on Rails and the future of web application engineering. The sessions are not simply blog posts, but will be full of wisdom, experience, lessons learned, war stories, panel discussions, and most importantly debate.

Aloha on Rails embodies the aloha spirit of peace and compassion, and we welcome everyone from all the web development communities. We are offering a full day tutorial before the conference, brought to you by RailsBridge. This tutorial session will teach you how to build, test, and deploy a Rails application. If you build for the web, you will find aloha at this conference. The Rails community has much to share and learn from, all are welcome!

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Comment by Seth Ladd on June 15, 2009 at 1:33pm
Kurt, ping me offline at seth@alohaonrails.com and let's see if we can work something out. Mahalo!
Comment by Kurt Sussman on June 15, 2009 at 1:27pm
Is there a group registration discount? I'm putting together a group of independent Rails hackers, and every buck we can save goes into the 'food and beer' pool... :)
Comment by Seth Ladd on May 28, 2009 at 11:04pm
New to Rails? Learn how to build, test, and deploy your Rails application at our full day Rails Training. http://www.alohaonrails.com/schedule/rails-training-in-paradise/
Comment by Seth Ladd on May 27, 2009 at 11:33am
I may be biased :), but I think you'll like Rails on JRuby. JRuby is incredibly fast (faster than Ruby 1.8.6) and they done a lot of work to make deployment incredibly easy.
Comment by J. David Beutel on May 27, 2009 at 11:00am
A comparison of JRuby on Rails to Groovy/Grails would also be very interesting for Java web developers. However, there are so many different web app frameworks, that I understand if you want to focus on just one.
Comment by Seth Ladd on May 27, 2009 at 9:50am
David,

You're in luck. We'll have the lead for JRuby and will have sessions on how to use JRuby to deploy (very easily, it turns out) Rails projects into a Java environment.

Turns out you can have your cake and eat it, too!

Hope to see you at the conference!
Comment by J. David Beutel on May 27, 2009 at 9:48am
UH MIS is trying a couple projects in Rails, but most are in Java so far. So, I've started using Groovy and plan to try Grails soon too. I'd love to see some content about that alternative, for shops that are committed to Java, to get into a high-productivity, dynamic, coding-by-convention web framework.
Comment by Seth Ladd on May 21, 2009 at 9:51pm
How to calculate the value of Aloha on Rails. Hint: it's an incredibly good value!
Comment by Seth Ladd on May 5, 2009 at 11:25pm
Comment by Seth Ladd on April 28, 2009 at 10:40pm
Super Early Bird Registration is now Open! This lowest price won't last long.

http://www.alohaonrails.com/registration/

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