2023 Recap: The First Blue Ridge Ruby Conference
"A welcoming, informative, and honestly pretty magical little couple of days "
Blue Ridge Ruby, Take One... Action!
The inaugural Blue Ridge Ruby conference took place in the historic Masonic Lodge in downtown Asheville. We ended up awarding 10 scholarship tickets, and had over 110 attendees from as far away as Germany and Mexico!
But... how did people like it?
What Did People Have to Say?
In addition to an inspirational opening talk by Jeremy Smith that set a friendly, welcoming tone for the conference, a slew of intriguing ⚡️lightning talks⚡️, and a Ruby gameshow hosted by Drew Bragg himself, there were 10 featured talks!
Enough Coverage To Beat The Band: Meet Ruby's Coverage ModuleKevin Murphy
Empathetic Pair Programming with Nonviolent CommunicationStephanie Minn
Forecasting the Future: An Intro to Machine Learning with RubyLandon Gray
RSpec: The Bad PartsCaleb Hearth
Maintenance Matters: Maintaining Your Rails App and Your SanityAnnie Kiley
Making Ruby Fast(er)Kevin Menard
What's your type? Generating type signatures with Sorbet and TapiocaEmily Samp
Digital Identity or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Web3Thomas Carr
Go Pro with POROIfat Ribon
How Can I Move Forward When I Don't Know Where I Want To Go?Mo O'Connor
Are you all pumped up to come to this year's conference? If so, skedaddle on over to register now!