Today’s show features Aaron Mulder and his Introduction to Rails talk. It was recorded at Chariot’s 2008 Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise conference. You can find many of the presentations in the Downloads section of Chariot’s web site, www.chariotsolutions.com. Aaron’s presentation is entitled Rails 101. Click here for the PDF file and follow along. iTunes users: the URL is http://www.chariotsolutions.com/slides/pdfs/ete2008-rails-101.pdf The ETE conference was held at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Learn more about Drexel’s iSchool at www.ischool.drexel.edu.
In this episode, Ken talks to Scott Fraser of Portico Systems. Scott has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, and co-founded Portico eleven years ago with CEO Ned Moore. Scott and I talk about scripting Java with Jython, large-scale 64-bit Java VMs, user interfaces using Netbeans’ Visual Library, and more. This episode features new theme music from http://www.podcastthemes.com.
Ken speaks to Tom Purcell, an architect withChariot Solutions, about Enterprise ServiceBus technologies. They discuss when an ESBmight be used in an SOA environment, some ofthe vendors, technical and non-technical challenges.
Ken speaks to Peter Paugh, a solutions architect at Chariot Solutions, about his experiences with Adobe Flex, and how it might fit into application development as a Rich Internet Application framework.