Chris Nelson
Independent Consultant, Christopher Nelson Consulting


Chris Nelson came very much the long way around to find happiness coding Ruby. He has been doing software development for 10 years at companies with small Fortune numbers and those without, where he finds it much easier to actually get things done. He has published several articles and spoken at numerous conferences including eRubycon, JavaOne, and OSCON, as well as local Java and Ruby user groups. Currently Chris is an independent consultant in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he lives with his wife, 4 children, and 2 cats.


Location: Portland Ballroom 253 Level: Novice
Jim Weirich (Neo Innovation), Joe O'Brien (EdgeCase, LLC), Chris Nelson (Christopher Nelson Consulting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.58, 19 ratings)
Sit in like a fly on the wall with a development team as they wrestle with the issues of data modeling versus object modeling. This is not your standard slideshow and talk, but a dialogue presented in three acts in which we explore the themes of simplicity and modularity as an application is developed. Watch the sparks fly as old-school objects modelers meet the Rails generation. Read more.
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