July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR

Ruby conference sessions

11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Garen Torikian (GitHub)
The way math equations are written and represented have a long history that's woven into computer science. However, rendering math for the web has been a challenge. This talk explores the pursuit of rendering math beautifully for the web, culminating in the creation of a library that integrates with markup formats like Markdown and AsciiDoc.
10:40am–11:20am Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Jonas Rosland (VMware), Kate Greenough (EMC)
Slides:   1-PDF 
There are tons of metrics that can be measured out there. Facebook likes, Twitter followers, website hits, database queries, number of VMs, cheapest lunch in the neighborhood, and many more. What if you could collect those metrics and choose the ones you'd like to present into a nice dashboard? And perhaps add easy analytics to it? Learn how to use Dashing together with platforms like Keen.io.
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Jesse Toth (GitHub), Nathan Witmer (GitHub)
Slides:   1-PDF 
This talk will tell the story of a large-scale refactoring of our permissions model at GitHub. We’ll explain the problem, our solution, and then go over the tools we built, the techniques we used, and the lessons we learned while replacing this critical piece of our application live, side-by-side, and in production.