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8 Easy to Follow Ruby Presentations

By Peter Cooper / April 22, 2007

Slideshare is like the YouTube or Scribd of presentations and slideshows and it features a few good Ruby and Rails related slideshows that are worth flicking through. This post links to some of the best:

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Introduction to Active Record by Evan 'Rabble' Henshaw-Plath.

Unobtrusive Ajax With Rails by Dan Webb.

Diligent People, Lightweight People by Masayoshi Takahashi.

Higher Order Procedures in Ruby by Nathan Murray.

Rubyists Dream of Eclectic Java by Vishnu Gopal.

Building Your First Gem with Hoe by Jacob Harris.

The Top 10 Reasons The Ruby Programming Language Sucks by Yukihiro Matsumoto.

Ruby Insurgency by Andrew Hunt.

Want to see more? Check out the Ruby tag on Slideshare.


  1. Jonathan Boutelle says:

    I saw rabble's ActiveRecord presentation yesterday... magic!

    FYI, slideshare is built with ruby on rails. So the twitter guy's presentation on scaling rails was good to see as well.

  2. Arne Brasseur says:

    The one about Hoe has all the ruby code scrambled. The original pdf resides at

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