According to .net magazine, Lea’s “CSS3 secrets: 10 things you may not know about CSS” was one of the 15 best talks of 2011. Web developers all over Europe loved it. This talk continues on the same path, with even juicier “secrets”. It will teach you how to take advantage of modern standards in unconventional ways to solve common web design challenges and in the process, it will open your mind to truly understanding how these new features work. After all, when you can “get” the unconventional, you will find that the conventional becomes trivial.
For developers, our shears are our only weapon against the hairy code we have to deal with. Understanding the beast we're shaving, and how to sharpen our tools is the best way we can cope with the code that's thrown at us. Let's dive deep, see what we can find, and come out as better developers
Having troubles supporting huge ACLs? Got your security rules spreaded across the whole app? Unsure if you permissions are getting applied properly? Say hi to Protector – the HQ of your defence line. Let's see how to use all modern things like strong_parameters and CanCan keeping things centralized, clean and testable. And even more – how to use the security layer as an essential meta to DRY your business logic.