Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Smalltalk MVC Applied in Rails

I am giving a talk today at the weekly Groupon GeekFest event titled "Smalltalk MVC Applied in Rails."

Abstract:

MVC was an architectural pattern that originated in desktop development with Smalltalk. It helped decouple application domain logic from user interface presentation and control flow. Since it relied heavily on observers and the web paradigm does not support observers cheaply, MVC got twisted quite a bit in order to provide some of the same benefits in web development. Unfortunately, the baby got thrown with the bath water on certain fronts... Read More


If you're in the Chicago area, you can attend at lunch time by RSVPing over here:
http://geekfest.gathers.us/events/geekfest-20110927

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