Michael Bleigh

Michael Bleigh
CEO/Cofounder, Divshot

Website | @mbleigh

Michael Bleigh is the Creative Director of Intridea and oversees the design and vision for Intridea’s products. He is an active member of the Southeast Michigan Ruby Users Group and a proponent of unobtrusive behavioral scripting. Michael is an experienced designer and developer in Rails, XHTML, CSS, and Adobe Flex.


8:30–12:00 Tuesday, 2-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim A Level: Intermediate
Pradeep Elankumaran (Intridea, Inc), Michael Bleigh (Divshot)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
While the convention over configuration pattern that Rails exemplifies gets much attention, Rails' incredible extensibility through Ruby is often-times ignored. This tutorial will help intermediate to advanced Rails developers understand, extend and bend Rails' internal code, for those real-life problems when the out-of-the-box functionality that Rails provides is not enough. Read more.
10:45–11:30 Wednesday, 3-09-2008
Location: Saal Maritim A Level: Expert
Michael Bleigh (Divshot), Chris Selmer (CSELMER LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.84, 25 ratings)
A discussion of the growing development area that lies in between the front and back ends of web applications using real code examples of advanced user interface design and construction. From Lowpro behaviors to block-accepting helpers and interface abstraction, the field for ‘Mid-End’ developers is coming into its own right. Read more.
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