ADNUGUK–August 2012 Meeting

Published on 07 August 2012

Aberdeen Developers are pleased to present a talk by Colin Gemmell on Thursday 23rd August 2012 at the Robert Gordon University.

60 minutes in Ruby

Over the last 10 years Ruby has become the language for startups and is now being accepted in to the enterprise setup. In this talk we will look at some of the basics of the Ruby language and tools and at some of the frameworks and libraries can help you develop great applications in little time.

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Speaker Bio

Colin Gemmell is Web/Application Developer from Glasgow, Scotland. He has gained a wide range of experience in his time as a developer working on everything from enterprise applications to small promotional web-sites. Starting out first Borland Delphi before graduating to .NET he made the jump to Ruby on Rails and hasn't looked back, yet.

Currently working for EmergeAdapt, a Glasgow software startup, he splits his time between working with front end Javascript, Ruby and monitoring the companies growing infrastructure and building Git Presenter when he has the time

A constant presence in the in the Glasgow tech community Colin has spoken a numerous programming and tech events and conferences covering the length and breadth of the UK. He also currently runs the Glasgow branch of the Scottish Ruby User Group.

Agenda - Thursday, 23rd August 2012

  • 1800 - 1815: Arrival and registration
  • 1815 - 1820: Introduction
  • 1820 - 1920: 60 minutes in Ruby
  • 1920 onwards: Questions and drinks at the bar

Prize Draw

All attendees will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning one of the prizes listed here.

Location and Directions

Venue: Room A12, RGU Building, St Andrews Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HG Directions: Map showing St Andrews Street

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