Mikel Lindsaar

Mikel Lindsaar
Director, RubyX

Website | @raasdnil

From Sydney Australia, Mikel works as an IT Consultant, Developer and founder of RubyX.com an Rails development and support company in Sydney Australia.

Mikel’s talk this year will be drawing from the 40+ production Rails apps he and his company developed and maintained in the last 12 months.

Mikel is on the core commit team of the Rails framework, wrote the Mail gem and was a major part of the rewrite of ActionMailer.

He also recently ran in the RailsRumble, successfully releasing with his team StillAlive.com and last year also wrote and released TellThemWhen

He spends his days running the RubyX team providing green field application development, custom gem development as well as support, code review and mentoring on existing Rails applications. He gets his hands dirty in Rails code all the time and loves his work.


Location: Ballroom I Level: Novice
Mikel Lindsaar (RubyX)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
Itch scratching is at the core of any hacker. But how does it apply in the real world? This talk goes over the steps I took from scratching an itch by patching the TMail library, taking over maintenance of it, upgrading ActionMailer 2.x, writing the Mail library and then finally helping rewrite the ActionMailer API for Rails 3.0 I'll go over the tools I used, and how it all worked. Read more.
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