Northern Rock House, Gosforth,
Newcastle, England NE3 4PL

Overview : This session gives a first look at Ruby on Rails as both a language (Ruby) and a web development framework (Rails).

With all of the buzz and hype around this new technology, this session will give a view of it from the perspective of someone familiar with Microsoft .NET development tools and technologies.

It will cover some of the basics of Ruby as a language and will then show some of what can be done with Ruby on Rails.

Presented by: Mr Dave Verwer

Bio: Dave Verwer has over 10 years in the IT industry with experience in everything from real time data gathering software to enterprise scale web application deployments. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer for Link HR Systems where he works closely with Microsoft .NET development technologies. Dave also runs an small independent software development and consultancy company called Shiny Development. He can be found at

Registration : Email [email protected] or call 01753 649 680

PLEASE NOTE: all delegates will be provided with details on where to park and where to report to at Northern Rock prior to this seminar. It is NOT possible for any unregistered attendees to simply arrive on the night.

This is the last North East meeting before the summer recess, so please make sure you come along and take part.

Any interested developer is welcome to attend, please come and show your support for the North East developer community.

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Added by VBUG North East on July 3, 2007