Sebastopol, CA, November 30, 2010—The call for proposals has opened for RailsConf 2011, when the Ruby on Rails community will gather May 16-19, 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. RailsConf, co-produced by Ruby Central, Inc. and O'Reilly Media, Inc., is the largest official conference dedicated to everything Rails. Program chairs Chad Fowler and Ben Scofield invite proposals for conference sessions and tutorials, and they will also keep the call for participation open for an extended period so that the program includes the most current Rails topics.
If you're passionate about Rails and what it helps you achieve-or are curious about how Rails can help you create web frameworks better and faster-RailsConf is the place to be. The most innovative and successful Rails experts and companies meet at RailsConf for keynotes, sessions, tutorials, events, and lots of hallway hacking.
RailsConf 2011 will center around, and invites proposals on:
- Time-saving developer productivity tips, tricks, and tools
- Patterns and best practices for developing maintainable Rails applications
- Rails Internals
- Complex domain modeling
- Rails development case studies, including application rewrites and organizational bootstrapping
- Making Rails
- Heterogeneous systems integration
- Real-world deployment and scaling
- Making the most out of new Rails features
- Gem and Plugin highlights
- Extending Rails
- Migrating to Rails 3
- Dealing with legacy code
Current RailsConf sponsors include Diamond Sponsors Engine Yard and LivingSocial, as well as Silver sponsor Percona.
Submit your proposal by February 17, 2011, at http://en.oreilly.com/rails2011/public/cfp/135
Early registration will open in January of 2011.
See media coverage, keynote videos, speaker presentation files, and photos from RailsConf 2010 at: http://en.oreilly.com/rails2010/public/content/news-coverage
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