Jonathan Weiss
Project Manager, Peritor GmbH


Jonathan Weiss is a Ruby consultant and partner at Peritor Wissensmanagement GmbH in Berlin, Germany. For the last years he has been developing and consulting large Ruby on Rails projects where he focused on Scalability and Security. He is an active member of the Ruby and Rails community and is the developer of the Open Source deployment tool Webistrano. In his spare time he maintains Rubygems and Rails in the FreeBSD Ports system.


13:30–17:00 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim B Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Weiss (Peritor GmbH), Mathias Meyer (Reaction Commerce)
Average rating: ***..
(3.76, 17 ratings)
Deploying and monitoring a Rails application is not a trivial task, especially for people coming from the Java or PHP world. This tutorial will introduce the different setup and deployment options available to Rails developers. Covered topics will include JRuby, Mongrel, Capistrano and Webistrano among other monitoring and deployment best practices. Read more.
15:20–16:05 Wednesday, 3-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim B Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Weiss (Peritor GmbH)
Average rating: ****.
(4.18, 33 ratings)
This talk will focus on the security of the Ruby on Rails Web Framework. Some do’s and don’ts will be presented along with security best practices for common attacks like session fixation, XSS, SQL injection, and deployment weaknesses. Read more.
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