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May 2006 Meeting Information

May 9, 2006
Fast and Easy Web Development using Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails is a ground-breaking platform for creating powerful, dynamic web sites. With Ruby on Rails, you can create a Web interface to a remote database in minutes. Developing a complex project takes a fraction of the time it would take with more traditional programming languages. This presentation introduces Ruby on Rails, and provides examples of some interesting web sites that you can quickly create.

Barry Burd is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. When he's not lecturing at Drew University, Dr. Burd leads training courses for professional programmers in business and industry. He has lectured at conferences in America, Europe, Australia and Asia. He is the author of several articles and books, including Java 2 For Dummies and Eclipse For Dummies, both published by Wiley.

Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month at the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad second floor meeting hall starting promptly at 7:30pm. Meetings are open to the public, and visitors are encouraged to join ACGNJ.

SIG Leader Mike Redlich
Phone: (908) 246-0410