Future of Webapps > David Heinemeier Hansson > Happy Programming and Sustainable Productivity with Ruby on Rails
Ruby on Rails framework
introducing the Silver Bullet – which is – TaDa – motivation – which comes from happiness – not sure where this is going but I’m sure the reveal will happen soon..
your app is not a snowflake – you are not special (crowd laughs) i.e programmers copy each others code to the same mundane tasks
we move into some very detailed Ruby code on screen and he talks us through it – too detailed for me!
Every developer starts off with a Devil and an Angel, the Devil says “don’t worry you can tidy up later – you’ll have more time” the developers in the crowd are lapping this up
we get the first full on clap for the reveal that PHP is the Devil as it encourages coders to be sloppy
some more things that Ruby enables you to do by making you code cleaner
<getting conference back and wrists again>
A good speech on the benefits of clean and structured programming – the inside slant for us is that it is getting very easy to code apps with things like ruby – one to watch out for