Alan Harris

[:dev, :author, :kravist, :musician]

Washington, District Of Columbia

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ruby
  • Golang
  • Rails
  • Sinatra
  • Erlang
  • MongoDB
  • Memcached
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • scalability
  • OpenMP
  • TorqueBox
  • Passenger
  • C#
  • C
  • JRuby
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Alan Harris is a software engineer with a decade of professional experience, and author of several books on software development spanning multiple platforms and languages. He has delivered numerous scalable, elegant solutions for companies ranging from non-profits to military subcontractors; he has also been a featured contributor in the developerWorks community. He currently works and resides in the DC area.

Sinatra: Up and Running Sinatra: Up and Running
by Alan Harris, Konstantin Haase
November 2011
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

"When I started reading it was clear that this book was worth every single cent...Not even a sentence is redundant in this excellent manual, surely it is a reference book to keep on hand."
--Alessio Caiazza, Abisso Dev.