Heroku at Railsconf

Heroku is gearing up for Railsconf 09 in Las Vegas, and just like last year, we’ve got a sweet line-up for y’all…

Kicking things off on Monday, Sinatra co-creator Blake Mizerany will be hosting an in-depth tutorial on the the micro-framework that’s sweeping the Ruby nation right now.

Continuing in a similarly minimalistic vein on Wednesday, Adam Wiggins will lend his considerable Rack-fu to a talk showcasing Rails Metal – the hot new feature in Rails 2.3 that lets you build Rack endpoints for selected URLs that bypass Routes and ActionController for a massive speed boost. Heck, he’ll even show you how to use Sinatra inside your existing Rails app!


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