Event details changed: The Vancouver Ruby/Rails November Meetup

From: Peter A.
Sent on: Saturday, November 3, 2007 3:48 PM
The meetup is now THIS TUESDAY, to accommodate the speaker.

I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://ruby.meetup.com/112/calendar/6522213/

When: Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at 7:00 PM

Where: The Network Hub
3rd floor - 422 Richards Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2Z3

What: Matthew Chiu is doing a talk entitled "Facebook on Rails". It looks really great, and is a very timely topic.

Description:
"I would like to offer a quick talk on the Facebook platform and the challenges of
using rails to develop Facebook apps. I have been working on an app which is Facebook Native rather than an IFrame app, and based on my experiences
I will discuss the pros and cons of using a proprietary markup language vs. web standards like HTML and javascript.

My talk will also focus on the RFacebook library and some of its shortcomings. I will give examples of how RFacebook could be extended to meet developer's needs and also talk about bugs in RFacebook, which haven't been patched in the main release."

Bio:
"I am a software developer and entreprenuer who is currently focused on doing social networking apps. Previously I have held software development positions with Oracle, Samsung and a number of startups. I hold degrees in computer science from Cornell and Stanford."

RSVP limit: 40 "Yes" and "Maybe" RSVPs

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP 'No' or 'Maybe' as well as 'Yes'.)

You can always get in touch with me through the 'Contact Organizer' feature on the Meetup.com website: http://ruby.meetup.com/112/suggestion/

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