7:30 Intros/Host/Every Day Carry
7:45 Talk 1: Maintainable CSS with Sass and Bourbon
8:10 Tech Talk: Ruby Gems and Java
8:30 Talk 2:
Talk 1: Maintainable CSS with Sass and Bourbon
When starting a Rails project, it's easy to not pay a much attention to your CSS code. However, as your project evolves, you soon find yourself with spaghetti css, styles distributed amongst different files seemingly at random, and selectors in specificity hell. In this talk, Jon will discuss techniques for giving structure to your CSS with the help of Sass and Bourbon. The topics he will discuss include:
- Using conventions to write maintainable CSS
- Using SASS to keep your CSS DRY and semantic
- Using Bourbon to write less code
- Optimizing your CSS
About the Speaker
Jonathan Mumm is a software engineer and developer evangelist at TokBox where he works with developers to build applications using real-time video.
Tech Talk: Ruby Gems and Java
Gems are the standard package for Ruby. Jars are the standard package for most JVM based languages. GemJars is a service which aims to bring RubyGems to the rest of the JVM languages.This talk with address how people who are using 'java' dependency management/build tools like buildr, gradle and ant can include and use RubyGems in their applications.
About the Speaker
Andrew Kiellor is a developer at ThoughtWorks specializing in Ruby, Java, and Shell.
The Climate Corporation helps people and businesses manage and adapt to weather events and climate change. The company’s unique technology platform enables the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather risk management products using proprietary global weather simulation modeling and local weather monitoring systems.