Dan Chak

Dan Chak

Entrepreneur, Product Lead, Software Architect, Author

  • @danchak

San Francisco, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Entrepreneurship
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Dan Chak's varied education in real-world web architecture gives him a unique perspective on the challenges of building rock-solid web applications. Dan has worked at Amazon.com, the world's biggest online retail store, where seemingly small technology problems become big ones due to enormous scale. Dan also directed software development at CourseAdvisor Inc., a Ruby on Rails startup company. A nearly instant success, CourseAdvisor was acquired by the Washington Post Company in October 2007.

Enterprise Rails Enterprise Rails
by Dan Chak
October 2008
Print: $44.99
Ebook: $35.99

"This is the book that I consider to be the true “enterprise” Rails book. It concentrates almost exclusively on topics that are essential to a successful implementation of a Ruby on Rails application in a complex computing environment...Get this book and read it!"
--Edwin Meyer, ChicagoRuby.org