A warm greeting to those who attended RailsConf 2006, and an equally warm greeting to those who couldnâ€™t. Dave Thomas opened the conference by challenging the Rails community to attack and solve various issues in the following keynote:
From No Fluff Just Stuff:
Dave Thomas is recognized internationally as an expert who develops high-quality softwareâ€”accurate and highly flexible systems. He helped write the now-famous Agile Manifesto, and regularly speak on new ways of producing software. He is the author of six books, including the best selling The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master (Addison-Wesley) and Programming Ruby: A Pragmatic Programmerâ€™s Guide (Pragmatic Bookshelf).