Ruby on Rails Seminar Session 5

Robby Russell founded PLANET ARGON in 2002, and it has now grown to be one of the most well-known Rails development, consulting and hosting firms in operation. He is also currently finishing his long anticipated book, Programming Rails, for the leading technical book publisher, O'Reilly Media. Robby is well known in the Rails community thanks to his popular Rails related blog, robbyonrails.com. When not in the office or traveling on business, Robby can usually be found playing music and has a few music projects in the works.

Rails meets the Legacy-World

With an estimated 80 percent of all IT systems running on legacy platforms, many companies are now facing the unfortunate choice between outright replacement or extending the older platforms using new solutions. In this talk Robby will discuss some Real World examples of how Rails has been able to serve as both the replacement and extension of existing architectures, and how to make the right choice for your business. Embrace your legacy system and learn how using the Ruby on Rails framework can inject some excitement back into your existing investment!