Agile Development and Rails

Location: D135 and 136 Level: Novice

Moderated by Ian McFarland and featuring: Josh Susser, Nick Kallen, Brian Takita, Parker Thompson, and Chad Woolley of Pivotal Labs.

We’ve been working on a lot of open source projects at Pivotal Labs. Some of it has been covered in separate sessions, but we wanted to get together with the developers who are using our stuff, or interested in what we’ve been up to. We also want to know what you think we could help more with!


  • Josh Susser
  • Nick Kallen
  • Brian Takita
  • Parker Thompson
  • Chad Woolley


  • NamedScope/HasFinder
  • Desert
  • Erector
  • Polonium
  • GemInstaller
  • JsUnit


  • Testing/Test-driven JavaScript
  • Differences between app development and framework development
  • Impact of git

Oh yeah, there will be t-shirts!

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  • Sun Microsystems
  • FiveRuns
  • GotThingsDone
  • Heroku
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Atlantic Dominion Solutions
  • Blue Box Group
  • CodeGear
  • E-xact
  • ELC Technologies
  • EnterpriseDB
  • GemStone Systems
  • Intridea
  • Morph Labs
  • RightScale
  • TechRepublic

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