Ruby on Rails is exploding into mainstream popularity as programmers openly revolt against heavy and overly complex Java and .NET web development tools and libraries. During this complimentary webcast, pioneering Rails developer Obie Fernandez will: - Illuminate the Rails 3 API, along with the Ruby idioms, design approaches, libraries, and plug-ins that make Rails so valuable. - Present advanced programming techniques, introduce open source libraries that facilitate easy Rails adoption, and offer important insights into testing and production deployment. - Dive into the Rails codebase and discover why Rails behaves as it does and how to make it behave the way you want it to. Ruby on Rails strips complexity from the development process, enabling professional developers to focus on what matters most: delivering business value. Hear the author address the real challenges development teams face as he shows you how to use Rails’ tools and best practices to maximize productivity and build polished applications users will enjoy.