Thoughts worth sharing

Day 1 Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011

This summary of Rocky Mountain Ruby is not exhaustive, not complete, but includes a few notes about what stuck in my mind. We started with Focus by Mike Gerhard. Find focus. Right/rich brain, left/linear brain.

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Javascript Remoting – a new Force unleashed

I am really passionate about creating user interfaces that are clean, simple, and intuitive to use. With the addition of a new exciting tool I have been able to deliver Force.com web applications with a much better user experience.

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Rails Salesforce apps on Heroku

When deploying a Rails web application that connects to the Salesforce.com API on the Heroku platform, one ideally wants to achieve a few things. First: not deviating from the standard Heroku deployment process.

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Part 3: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

Continuing from my previous post about agile development in the corporate context, I will point out the ways in which the team was structured and backed financially – in the context of the goals that were set for us.

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Part 2: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

Continuing from my previous post about agile development in the corporate context, I will describe the technology we used to be able to rapidly deliver web applications. We needed some basic structures in place.

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Part 1: Agile in an Enterprise Environment

I used to work for an Australian Telco – having been a founding member of a tiny team tasked with the delivery of short, sweet web apps that can be delivered quickly, and will resolve “low hanging fruit” business problems.

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