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What is it?

RailsPundit helps you learn rails the agile way and become a pundit yourself. The ecosystem around Ruby and Rails is exploding. It can be quite frustrating and overwhelming for a user when getting started with Rails looking at the sheer amount of choices. Also most of the information required to quickly launch is fragmented. Given our experience, we understand that the task of creating compelling applications for clients or your customers involves aspects like Requirements Management, Team Composition, Project Management process, Change control process apart from the solution itself. 


Ruby on Rails in its newest version has matured in terms of the framework and the ecosystem to provide the right set of tools. The workshop will help you leverage Rails with effective methodoligies like Scrum, Behavior Driven Development, Continuous Integration using tools like Pivotal Tracker, Git, Cucumber and Hudson/Jenkins/Integrity.

What do we cover?

Rails (3 days)

  • A quick primer on Ruby
  • How does the web work?
  • Installing Rails
  • Hello MVC
  • Draw up your routes
  • Writing Controllers
  • Interacting with the backend with models
  • Writing model validation and observers hooks
  • Understanding ReSTful resources
  • Fantastic forms
  • Views with Haml and Sass
  • Basics of the assets pipeline
  • Sending out mails with ActionMailer
  • Background jobs with Beanstalk and Stalker
  • Test your model with unit tests
  • Test your controllers with functional tests
  • Test entire scenarios with Cucumber, RSpec and Capybara
  • Test javascript with Capybara and Selenium

Who should attend?

If you are looking to build a product or providing services to a client and are already using or planning to use Rails 3.1, you should attend this. A basic knowledge of programming is necessary.


Vagmi Mudumbai
Dharana Software Innovations Pvt Ltd


November 04, 2011 — 10:00 am to
November 06, 2011 — 5:00 pm

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Hotel Dee Cee Manor
#90, GN Chetty Road
T Nagar
Chennai, Tamilnadu