Learn Ruby (basics of the language)
Learn Rails (create Rails 2.1 database-backed Web applications)
Learn how to expose Web APIs, e.g. REST, Atom, RSS
Learn how to consume Web APIs
Learn how to mashup Web APIs
Price includes materials, snacks, lunch and coffee.
About the Presenter
Dr. E. Michael Maximilien, (aka "max") is a research staff member at IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California. Max is a founding member and contributor to three worldwide Java and UML industry standards. Max's primary research interests lie in distributed systems and software engineering, especially Web APIs and services, mashups, social software, Web 2.0, SOA, and Agile methods and practices. Max is active participants and contributor to communities related to Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and Agile methods and practices, inside and outside of IBM. Reach Max via his Web site (www.maximilien.com) and blog (blog.maximilien.com).
Official Website: http://sfbayacm.org/events/2008-11-15_PDS.php
Added by marstein on November 6, 2008