April 12-14, 2024
WE WANT TO CONFRONT IDEAS
Talks
Stephen Margheim
How (and why) to run SQLite in production
Maciej Rząsa
Debug like a scientist!
Andrei Kaleshka
Prevent account sharing
Radoslav Stankov
Component Driven UI with ViewComponent
Caio Almeida
Optimizing performance in Rails applications with GraphQL layer
David Halász
One machine please, make it Turing
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Speakers
Stephen Margheim
Hey, I’m Stephen. I’m an American expat living in Berlin with my wife and two dogs. I am a contributor to Rails and the sqlite3-ruby gem as well as the maintainer of a handful of gems aimed at making Ruby and Rails the absolute best platforms in the world to run SQLite projects.
Maciej Rząsa
Software engineer with 10+ years of experience. He started applications from scratch, dealt with legacy, and extracted services from a monolith and led teams. Strong proponent of diving deep into black boxes, he focuses on distributed systems and database internals. Has a strange hobby of writing regular expressions by hand and discussing their performance. Knowledge-sharing advocate: after work, he's a university instructor, public speaker and meetup organiser. Bookworm, hiker and history buff (ask him about Napoleon!).
Andrei Kaleshka
With over 15 years of experience using Ruby on Rails, I am a seasoned software engineer and a published author. I have written the book "Rake Task Management Essentials", which covers the latest techniques in building, testing, and debugging rake tasks to solve real-world automation challenges. I have also worked with well-established companies like TopTal and Hubstaff, as well as successful startups like ActivePlatfrorm, WorshipOnline, Fisikal, and Costa del Home.

In 2014, I founded WideFix, a software development agency that specializes in Ruby on Rails and React. My expertise lies in thorough analysis and delivering robust technical solutions to businesses. I lead a team of talented developers who share my passion for creating high-quality applications that meet the needs and expectations of our clients. My mission is to help entrepreneurs and organizations bring their vision to life with our top-notch development services.

In 2021, I built an allowance tracker for my kid that I still use myself and published for everyone that's published at get.budgetingkid.com.
Radoslav Stankov
Full stack developer with 20+ years of experience. He is currently the CTO and Co-Founder at Angry Building. Previously was Head of Engineering at Product Hunt.
Caio Almeida
Senior software engineer with more than 15 years of experience, primarily working with Ruby On Rails and JavaScript / React.js lately. I'm a Certified Ruby Programmer, I hold bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, and I'm currently a special student in the PhD program at the same university. I'm currently CTO at Meedan, a software NGO from San Francisco, USA. In 2018, I was one of the five software developers selected to join Data4Change, a data visualization workshop on human rights in the Middle East that took place in Beirut, Lebanon. I'm currently ranked as the Top 1 Ruby developer in Brazil and Top 10 in the world, according to CodersRank. I also collaborate as a developer on open source projects such as Ruby On Rails, NPM, Drupal, Noosfero, Moodle, Inkscape, and others, and I have presented at conferences including RubyConf Portugal, Rubyfuza (South Africa), SIBGRAPI (Peru), PROPOR (Portugal), Tech & Check (Duke University in the United States), CredCon (United States), Mexico on Rails (Mexico), Media Party (Argentina), Mediathon (Peru), RubyConf Brazil, WebMedia, W3C Web Conference, International Free Software Forum, International Free Software Workshop, JSDay, Campus Party, among others.
Dávid Halász
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat by day, with 10+ years experience in Ruby. Researcher at Masaryk University by night, working on his PhD thesis about Trust, Safety and Autonomous Ecosystems. Currently living in Brno, Czech Republic.