MountainWest RubyConf 2009: In a World of Middleware, Who Needs Monolithic Applications?

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks on March 29, 2009

With Rack emerging as the standard for composing web applications and services, most recently with Rails adoption, an architectural shift is taking place. Learn how to create next generation web services by reusing existing Rack middleware and supplementing with your own components and micro-frameworks like Sinatra.

Jon Crosby is an independent San Francisco bay area developer specializing in Ruby, JavaScript, Objective-C, and Open Web technologies. Jon is the author of CloudKit, an Open Web JSON Appliance and most recently helped Songbird deliver their suite of Rails and Sinatra applications in support of their 1.0 launch.

Author: Jon Crosby

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Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Architecture, Rack, modularity, Confreaks, Sinatra, MountainWest RubyConf 2009, Middleware