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Starting Up Fast! Lessons From the Rails Rumble. moderated by Nick Plante @zapnap. WTF?. Micro-app Innovation Competition 48 Hours. Rails. Teams of 1-4. Public voting. Prizes. Ponies! Source Control provided by [ GitHub ]. Deployment courtesy of [ Linode ]. Design. Develop. Deploy.

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Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

Starting Up Fast!Lessons From theRails Rumble

moderated by Nick Plante @zapnap


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

WTF?

  • Micro-app Innovation Competition

  • 48 Hours. Rails. Teams of 1-4.

  • Public voting. Prizes. Ponies!

  • Source Control provided by [ GitHub ].

  • Deployment courtesy of [ Linode ].

  • Design. Develop. Deploy.


Your panelists

Your Panelists

Joe Fiorini @joefiorini

  • Grand Prize Winner, 2008

    Chris Saylor @cwsaylor

  • Grand Prize Winner, 2007

    Ben Scofield @bscofield

  • Solo Division Winner, 2007, 2008

    James Golick @jamesgolick

  • Most Useful Division Winner, 2008


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"How is competing in the Rumble like working on a normal web project? How does it differ?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"Is it possible to build a real product this way? Have you continued to develop your web apps? Why or why not?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"What sort of up-front planning and design work did you do?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"How did you plan for the 80/20 rule in building web apps within a 48-hour time period?"

(20% of small tasks take 80% of the time)


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"Did you use automated testing when you built your application?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"What plugins / gems / tools did you find most helpful to develop a quality app quickly?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"How did you find other people to work with and decide that you could work with them?

How similar do you think this is to the challenge of finding cofounders for a startup?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"There have been many advances in the Rails world since the first event (starter applications, better tools, etc).

How has this changed the competition?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"Were you co-located with your teammates during the event? If not, what type of collaboration tools did your team use to stay connected and on task?

IRC? IM? Highrise? Campfire?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"Besides knowing Ruby and Rails, what other skills should my team have to be successful in an event such as this?"


Starting up fast lessons from the rails rumble

"If you had only a single choice, what would you say was the most rewarding part of being involved in an innovation competition event?"


Thanks

Thanks!

The next Rails Rumble takes place August 22nd / 23rd

Hope to see you there!

http://railsrumble.com

Or follow @railsrumble on Twitter!


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