September 09, 2012 11:00
The founders of Thunderbolt Labs will take you through the process of writing a RubyMotion iOS application that interfaces seamlessly with a backend Rails API. They'll explore all of the modern iOS techniques through RubyMotion, while using Storyboards, Bundler, and pulling data from a JSON API. In the process, they'll discuss the merits and pitfalls of using RubyMotion, and when it is and isn't appropriate for your project.
Founder of Thunderbolt Labs, is a classically trained musician that took one too many calculus classes along the way and got sucked into the sciences. Being both blessed and cursed with a strange form of technology ADD, he’s worked in various industries with numerous startups covering everything from robotics, to low level telecommunications & networking to applied computing for stock trading systems. Randall is an internationally renowned speaker on practical data mining techniques and the business of startups.
Tammer Saleh, founder of Thunderbolt Labs, is a long time Rubyist, leader, and published author. As VP Enginnering at Engine Yard, Tammer ran the development team and the flagship Cloud product. He authored the acclaimed book, Rails AntiPatterns with Chad Pytel. He’s also the author of the Shoulda testing framework, and the fantastic Airbrake service. Tammer has given classroom training in Ruby, Rails, JRuby, and Test Driven Development, and has speak at various Ruby and Rails conferences around the world.