Popular Alternative Rails Configurations
The Rails default stack is generally sound, but some of its choices are controversial. Let's look at what Steve Klabnik calls the "Prime stack," the Rails stack preferred by many developers who are not DHH.
Please read Steve's post Rails has Two Default Stacks for background.
We will play with Haml, Postgres (on Heroku), Rspec, and Plain Old Ruby Objects aka POROs (which may constitute a service layer).
There will be Google Hangout in order to include people unable to make it to Noisebridge. Check the Etherpad aka Whiteboard at 7pm Pacific for the Hangout link.