I managed to combine three of my favourite things yesterday: SketchUp, Ruby and Second Life. I’ve written up the hack over at Eightbar. I’m still polishing it, but let me know if you’d like to have a go at it. Update: I’m collecting coverage of the hack: 3pointD del.icio.us Make blog Hugo Bauer Hiro Pendragon […]
Jim Weirich (author of ‘rake’, among other things), presented on tips to avoid being a Leeroy Jenkins in the Rails community. He gave some very helpful, concrete examples of things to avoid when modifying or adding behaviour in other people’s classes. Next was the much anticipated presentation by ‘why the lucky stiff‘, author of Try […]
A very short walk from my hotel to the conference center. More mingling (checking out the free t-shirt, getting on to the wireless network), before we take our seats and David Black introduces the first speakers. David Heinemeier Hansson (or ‘DHH’), the creator of Rails and a partner in 37signals, gives a deeply technical roundup […]
RailsConf Europe starts tomorrow morning. I arrived this evening for PizzaOnRails, a social gathering for Railsters, tonight held in 1 Leicester Square. It’s a chance to meet people who’ll be around for the conference (and, it turns out, people who won’t be there and came just for the pizza event). It was a good evening […]
I’m off to RailsConf Europe later. Registration and the first session is tomorrow morning, but tonight the participants have been invited to attend Pizza on Rails, a social with pizza and beer. I’ll be taking my laptop, a camera, some business cards, and a Moleskine notebook. Looking forward to taking plenty of notes and photos.