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Jason Gilman

Jason Gilman
Software Engineer, Element 84


Jason Gilman is a software engineer with 10 years of experience developing C++, Java, and Ruby on Rails applications. Jason has been published on the DevX website. Jason has developed several high performance query and processing implementations for Earth Science data.


Location: Ballroom I
Dan Pilone (Element 84, LLC), Jason Gilman (Element 84)
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(3.88, 17 ratings)
A case study in introducing Rails into a public NASA Earth Science system. Despite a broad investment in Java, we conducted a survey of modern development technologies including Flex, Django, JSF2 and Rails. We chose to move forward using Ruby on Rails with JRuby. This presentation discusses our experiences, including technical, process, and psychological, using RoR on a production system. Read more.