1. Double Trouble: Clarity on Test Doubles

    A talk bringing much needed clarity around the different varieties of test doubles including what they are used for and what to call them.

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  2. Refactor Like a Boss: A Few Techniques for Everyday Ruby Hacking

    A few techniques for refactoring Ruby code.

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  3. Kanban: an introduction

    A brief introduction to Kanban

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  4. Securing Your Rails App

    How can you know if your Rails app is safe?

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  5. SOLID and TDD, Sitting in a Tree

    You’ve heard the claims or know from experience that test-driven development (TDD) produces better code.

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  6. The Eight-Fingered Chef

    Chef is a great tool for managing a vast and complicated server infrastructure, but what if you have fewer servers than fingers?

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  7. Civic engagement, local journalism, and open data

    Mike Toppa discusses how the internet has affected civic engagement and journalism

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  8. Clean code

    Mike Toppa introduces some good habits that will help keep your code clean

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  9. A real life overview of Agile workflow practices

    In this talk, Mike Toppa will give an overview of Agile practices.

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  10. Talking to strangers causes train wrecks

    A lightning talk, discussing the challenges of applying the Law of Demeter to Rails programming.

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