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Mind the Front-end Gap: Navigating the Path from Rails to Ember

by Chris Ball

Published September 18, 2015 in Programming

You’ve heard great things about Ember as a front-end framework and want to give it a try. You’re experienced with Rails but don’t know where to start in this brave new world. This talk will give actionable advice on how to best leverage your Rails experience to help ease your transition to Ember.

You’ll still use Rails for the API and domain layer, it’s awesome for that. But by leaning on Ember’s strong conventions just like you did with Rails, you’ll find that working on the front-end is much more enjoyable and productive when you’re not jumping through Russian Dolls and sprinkles of JavaScript.