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Ruby on Rails Primer (F11)

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2009

DATE: 2009-10-7 (11:00 - 12:00)
SPEAKERS: John Maenpaa, Jr. (Health Care Service Corporation)

Ruby on Rails is an up and coming development framework for web-based applications. It excels in producing applications where standard database CRUD activities are the norm. This presentation will provide a primer on Ruby and Rails, including an interactive demonstration on building a prototype application. The Rails community has embraced REST, impacting design possibilities, so we'll need to cover that too.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner


Learn why we might want to use Ruby on Rails.

Learn enough about Ruby (the language) to understand Rails applications.

Learn enough about Rails (the framework) to prototype an application.

Understand the customization that is possible.

See the possibilities of expanding our horizons.

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