Lone Star Ruby Conf 2008: Merb: The Pocket Rocket Framework

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks on September 18, 2008

Lone Star Ruby Conf 2008: Merb: The Pocket Rocket Framework

Merb is a web framework that leverages the lessons learned from Ruby on Rails is a lean, mean package. Retaining a focus on ease of use and convention over configuration, Merb also focuses on modularity, hackability, and overall efficiency. Join as as we take a jaunt through Merb’s core. First, we’ll walk through the basics of getting started. Then, we’ll talk about the philosophy of Merb and how you can use its public interfaces to extend Merb without risking forward-compatibility.

Yehuda Katz
Yehuda Katz is the author of jQuery in Action, and is a core team member of the jQuery project. He contributes heavily to DataMapper project, is the creator of the DO.rb project, as well as SalesforceMapper, a a DataMapper adapter for Salesforce. He is a contributor to Merb, an up-and-coming MVC framework written in Ruby, and is a contributing author for the upcoming Manning Publications book Ruby in Practice. He has been working with Ruby on Rails and jQuery since 2005, and is currently taking the lead on the internal control panel for Engine Yard, while helping maintain Merb.

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