CI for the Rails Guy (or Gal)

Location: Portland Ballroom 253 Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 13 ratings)

Key Benefits:

  • No hand waving or omitted steps – hands on, starting from just downloads
  • Learn how Continuous Integration is used in a live environment
  • Learn about cutting edge testing tools
  • Learn all the steps needed to do it for your own project
  • Will provide CDs with required tools, so the attendees (or non-attendees!) can try it later without having to download.

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Chad Woolley

Pivotal Labs

Chad Woolley lives on the border in Tucson, Arizona, and has been developing Rails full-time for over two years at Pivotal Labs in San Francisco. Chad is an active open source participant, contributor, and creator, including the GemInstaller tool for automating RubyGems management. He presented a hands-on tutorial on Continuous Integration at the Agile 2007 Conference, and has over 5 years of experience setting up and managing Continuous Integration environments with different companies, languages, tools, and platforms. He is a winner of the November 2007 Rails Hackfest (with surprisingly little effort – you could do it too!). Find out more about him at

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