A few months ago I spoke at BelfastRuby and it was good again to be sharing some knowledge with a bunch of people enthusiastic about technology and the local community. Hopefully we can keep things going and help make Belfast a supportive environment for those involved in the knowledge economy.
The Converser platform I’ve been building this last while uses a lot of Sinatra so when I was asked to give a talk about using Ruby to develop web apps without Rails it wasn’t hard to think of a subject.
This was my first technical talk and apart from a touch of nerves and forgetting some of the jokes I had in mind I think things went well. Maybe I’ll end up giving another one before too long
The source, including the code samples, is on GitHub.
Update: some photos from the evening are now available on Flickr.