The Aloha on Rails presentation videos are now available in HTML5 or Flash. This is an excellent option for those who are unable to install Silverlight.
We’ve just released the video for Everything I Learned About Open Source Development I Learned From Indie Hip Hop from Aloha on Rails, in which Corey Donohoe talks about the striking similarities between open source hacking and indie hip hop. This was one of the most celebrated talks of the conference, we hope you enjoy it!
We’ve just released the video for On the Edge of Rails Performance from Aloha on Rails, in which Gregg Pollack explains how to analyze the performance of your application and introduces lots of useful and practical techniques and tools to help with performance.
Apologies for the video in this one… Gregg does appear eventually!
We’ve just released the video for You Don’t Need a Logo from Aloha on Rails, in which Michael Nieling from Ocupop and Matt McVickar explain the importance of Design throughout the application development lifecycle.
We’ve just released the video for Thinking in Map Reduce from Aloha on Rails, in which Alan Gates explains why Map Reduce is interesting, how to think about the problem of working with mass amounts of data, and the open source Hadoop system.
We’ve just released the video for Surviving the Journey from Coder to Manager from Aloha on Rails, in which Chris Selmer explains how to make the transition to manager without losing your coding edge.
We’ve just released the video for Hey… Is That Your Database Crying? from Aloha on Rails , in which Blythe Dunham walks you through tips and tricks for working with your relational database and ActiveRecord.
Thanks to Panopto and ThinkTech Hawaii, we are pleased to offer video streaming of nearly all of the Aloha on Rails sessions. We will release the videos about once a week, and will announce each video here on our blog.
First up, we’re releasing the video of Chad Fowler’s Passionate Programmer talk from Aloha on Rails. I chose this talk to kick off the conference as I believe it really encapsulated the tone of the whole show.
We hope you enjoy it and look for more talks every week!