James Golick

James Golick
CTO, Protose Inc.

Website | @jamesgolick

James Golick’s software experience ranges from artificial intelligence to web front-end and JavaScript development. Most recently, James has fallen back in love with web development thanks to Ruby on Rails.

Since discovering Rails, James has become a prolific contributor to its open source ecosystem. He is the author of several popular plugins and gems, including friendly, resource_controller, and active_presenter. James has contributed to countless other projects, including rails itself.

James is an advocate for well-written, well-tested code and he blogs regularly about the practice of developing software. James is the CTO of Protose Inc.


Location: Room 307 - 308 Level: Novice
James Golick (Protose Inc.)
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Hype is everywhere. Whether it's the latest NoSQL db that's going to magically scale your app, or the newest best practice that's going to prevent you from writing bad code. As early adopters, we've tried a lot of this stuff. We've even put it in to production under real load. In this talk, I'll tell you what worked and what didn't. There are no sacred cows - not even rails. Read more.
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