Ruby Summer of CodeWe've traditionally taken a small portion of the funds raised for MWRC and donated to a worthy Ruby-related causes like Ruby Mendicant. Today the Ruby Summer of Code program launched and we encourage you to donate if possible. We have. More here and here.
Thanks!We had a terrific turnout for MountainWest RubyConf. We can't thank the folks who spoke and attended enough. We expect the videos to start to become available in the upcoming weeks, so follow this site or our twitter account to get notified.
Want to watch?Want to be here but can't? Then watch our live stream and partake of our awesomeness.
Check out our Video WallTwo of our sponsors, Sorenson Media and Integrum, have collaborated to give us a shiny new Video Wall. Check it out, and take lots of videos with the folks you meet during the conference.
Announcing Silver Sponsor AT&T Interactive!We are honored to announce AT&T Interactive as a returning sponsor. These guys have done so much for the Ruby and Rails communities and we are honored to have them back.
Announcing Silver Sponsor Sorenson Media!We are very pleased to announce Sorenson Media as a MountainWest RubyConf sponsor! These guys are experts in nearly everything video related. Pay attention to this site as the conference starts to get a taste of what Sorenson has to offer.
MWRC 5K Fun RunMountainWest RubyConf has broken plenty of new ground for other Ruby conferences, but we also enjoy a good bandwagon now and again. And so we are happy to announce a 5K Fun Run scheduled for Friday morning. Fill out the form to sign up, get notifications, and enjoy your new healthy lifestyle.
Thanks to Andrew Shafer, Ben Mabey, and Alan Whitaker for making this happen!
2010 ScheduleWe just released our 2010 schedule. What an amazing lineup. Go check it out.
And remember the conference is on Thursday and Friday this year. So don't show up on Friday and get all mad because you missed the first day. See you in two weeks!
Engine Yard Hackfest Returns!Engine Yard is back again and hosting their Hackfest at the Hilton on the evening of Thursday, March 11. If you haven't ever been to their Hackfest then we encourage you to be a responsible MWRC attendee and attend. Bring a project to work on, or be prepared to help someone else work on something while you learn more about a new library or framework.
Update: Be sure to join the Hackfest event on Facebook!
Announcing Gold Sponsor Alliance Health!We are super happy to have Alliance Health as a first-time sponsor this year. They are a long-time user of Ruby on Rails and work hard to literally improve the quality of life with technology. And they are hiring.
Announcing Silver Sponsor Pivotal Labs!We are very happy to announce Pivotal Labs, the company behind the excellent Pivotal Tracker, as a returning sponsor for MWRC. These guys are the real deal and we're honored to have them back.
Announcing Silver Sponsor Integrum!We are happy to announce that our friends at Integrum are sponsoring MWRC again this year. If you are looking for an attentive development shop for your next big idea, you'll have to search hard to find a better partner than Integrum.
Announcing Silver Sponsor XMission!We are proud to announce XMission as a sponsor this year. XMission is Utah's premier ISP, and handles the traffic for the conference wifi. Like all great geek conferences we crush the wifi, and last year XMission went above and beyond to get us back online. And this year they are a sponsor. We can't thank them enough!
Social Media Overload!Want to keep up with the latest news for MountainWest RubyConf? Follow us on Twitter or join the Facebook event.
Need a place to stay?Are you attending MountainWest RubyConf and coming from out of town? We've got an unfinished basement you can crash on, or, if you like amenities like a bed and electricity, you can stay at one of the local hotels.
There are plenty of hotels within walking distance of the conference venue. You can see them here. James Britt also has a GitHub repo with more information for visitors from out of town. If you have any questions you can direct them to our twitter account, or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcing Silver Sponsor Engine Yard!We are very happy to have perennial sponsor Engine Yard back for another year. Engine Yard has sponsored MWRC every year, and we thank them for all that they do for the Ruby and Rails communities.
Announcing Gold Sponsor Mozy!We are pleased to announce Mozy is sponsoring MountainWest RubyConf again in 2010. Mozy is a long time sponsor and we are pleased to have them back again. Thanks guys!
Want to sponsor MWRC?We believe MountainWest RubyConf is a terrific opportunity to show your support for the Ruby community by helping make the conference happen. We also believe we offer a great value for the cost. A real bargain.
What are you waiting for? Download the prospectus and see if its a good fit for you.
If you can't sponsor the conference, no problem. Patronizing the conference by purchasing tickets is another great way to show your support!
Sessions Posted and Registration Open!We are proud to announce our sessions for MountainWest RubyConf 2010 and open registration.
What are you waiting for? Register now!
The single-track conference is two full days for just $100. It is a terrific opportunity to rub elbows with some of the smartest Rubyists around. We have a great list of presenters with compelling presentations.
March 11-12, 2010
Salt Lake City Public Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
MountainWest RubyConf is brought to you by MountainWest Ruby, LLC. We are committed to promoting and supporting the Ruby community.