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By Andy Atkinson / October 6, 2009

windycityrails.png The 1-day WindyCityRails conference happened again this year, this time in downtown Chicago at the Westin Hotel on September 12. Reviews were generally positive with the conference sessions balancing immediately-useful Ruby and Rails tips with related concepts like functional programming and design. All of the main track sessions were professionally recorded and are available through the official website, though I’ve linked to each of them individually below as well:

Better Ruby through Functional Programming by Dean Wampler – Dean Wampler is author of Programming Scala. He introduced functional programming concepts and how to implement them in Ruby.

Super-easy PDF Generation with Prawn and Prawnto by John McCaffrey – PDF generation is a complex feature and John described various types and recommended particular tools for each type. Read More