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July 14: Radiant CMS: How to Understand, Use, and Extend It by Jim Gay
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Title: Radiant CMS: How to Understand, Use, and Extend It by Jim Gay
When: Weds July 14, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Near Infinity HQ
1881 Campus Commons Drive Suite 205
Reston, VA 20191
Call 703 727-1307 (Gray's cell phone) if you have trouble getting in.
Parking: There is plenty of parking in the garage or out in front of the building.
Food: Pizza and Sodas will be provided by Near Infinity Corporation.
Take a walk through Radiant, one of the most popular Ruby content management systems in an exploration of the features and extension system.
In this discussion, we'll see the basics of content management with Radiant and talk about what it provides out of the box. Jim Gay, the lead developer of the project, will show off the latest release which has features for
- loading extensions from gems
- updated user interface
He'll discuss peering into the way requests are routed to pages, using radiant with your other rails projects, extending the interface, and some common anti-patterns.
Jim Gay is the founder of Saturn Flyer LLC, a design and development studio that bridges the gap between graphic designers and application developers.
Prior to founding Saturn Flyer he was a Senior Web Developer with WFI (now Kratos Defense & Security Solutions) where he lead UI development and wrote guidelines for application interface design and was the resident Section 508 expert.
He has been developing Ruby on Rails applications since 2006 and is the lead developer of Radiant CMS.