Inside DogOnRails - A Wifidog Auth Server - Vancouver Ruby/Rails June Meetup

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Title: Inside DogOnRails - A Wifidog Auth Server w/ Joe Bowser (

Summary: Learn more about DogOnRails ( from the project lead. What's DogOnRails? DogOnRails is an open source Ruby on Rails implementation of the WifiDog 1.0 protocol designed to be used with a customized version of the ROBIN software. DogOnRails acts as the dashboard for ( - a Vancouver Open Network Initiative Cooperative (VONIC ( project connecting Canada one block at a time using Open-Mesh enabled wireless routers.

About Joe Bowser:
Joe Bowser is one of the co-founders of the Vancouver Open Network Initiatives Cooperative (VONIC), and, a Community Wireless Mesh Network in Vancouver, BC. Joe's current day job is working at Nitobi Software, where he works with JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, and other open source technologies. Joe has also taken very active roles in other not-for-profits, such as volunteering at Free Geek Vancouver, and Spartacus Books, and is committed to Open Access to information and the Free Software movement.

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