31 Jan '14, 5am

Deep in prep for my "Build Small Things" workshop for @larubyconf. This is going to be good.

Ruby as a language lends itself to quick development, especially when combined with Rails, but as a project grows lack of a good design can lead to pain and inflexibility. This hands-on workshop will cover techniques to keep our classes small and focused. The workshop will cover the application of design principles, such as Single Responsibility Principle, class cohesion, dependency management, and more. Attendees will be guided through multiple examples involving both creating small components from scratch and refactoring large classes into smaller classes. The workshop will wrap up with a final hands-on module applying these principles and techniques to Ruby on Rails. Attendees should have a strong grasp of Ruby fundamentals and have completed at least one Ruby on Rails (or equivalent) project. All attendees are required to have a working laptop with Ruby, Rails 4, SQLit...

Full article: http://larubyconf.com/workshops/5

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