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January 2010 Archives

Playing with MongoDB

Posted by Marty Haught on Jan 17, 2010Comments

I finally took the plunge and started playing with MongoDB this last week. I’ve had it on my list to dive into for months now but I’ve been so busy that it kept slipping. I dabbled with CouchDB on a couple projects in 2009 and found it too slow for my needs but was really intrigued by the notion of building a system that uses a document store for its back-end.

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Speaking at RailsConf 2010

Posted by Marty Haught on Jan 30, 2010Comments

I will be giving a tutorial at RailsConf 2010. My tutorial will focus on using Lean Startup techniques with the Rails stack. The working title is “Get Lean: Slimming Down with Rails”. I think this will be a lot of fun and I’m looking forward to putting this together. I hope to see you all in Baltimore in June!