[DLSLUG-Announce] August 2nd - Usable Web Applications with Rails and AJAX

Bill McGonigle bill at bfccomputing.com
Fri Jul 27 16:55:34 EDT 2007


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              Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Linux User Group
                        http://dlslug.org/
              a chapter of GNHLUG - http://gnhlug.org
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The next regular monthly meeting of the DLSLUG will be held:
                  Thursday, August 2nd, 7-9PM
at:       Dartmouth College, Carson Hall, Room L01
                 All are welcome, free of charge.

                               Agenda

7:00  Sign-in, networking

7:15  Introductory remarks

7:20  Usable Web Applications with Rails and AJAX
           presented by William Henderson-Frost

       Will will present Greenout!, a new web application that's
       focused on usability and developed on the Ruby on Rails
       platform using AJAX techniques, the Prototype library, and
       plenty of custom code.  He'll describe the process of
       developing a web application with Ruby on Rails, the
       challenges of writing an AJAX application, and some of the
       tips and techniques he's developed along the way.

       Will is a Senior at Dartmouth College, majoring in Computer
       Science and a Hanover native.  He enjoys good programming
       languages, like Ruby.


8:50  Roundtable Exchange - where the attendees can make
         announcements or ask a linux question of the group.

Please see the website for links to directions.

If any area companies are interested in sponsoring refreshments, please
let me know.

Please RSVP so we can give a theoretical refreshment sponsor a
headcount.
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