SOURCE: Hashrocket

March 16, 2016 11:00 ET

Hundreds of Code Developers Expected at Hashrocket's Fourth Annual Tech Conference in St. Augustine

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - March 16, 2016) - More than 200 web developers and technology professionals will descend on St. Augustine to hear from local and national tech experts during the Ancient City Ruby Conference set for April 6 - 8 at the Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida.

This is the fourth year that Hashrocket, a full-service design & development firm based in Jacksonville Beach, has hosted the event. Hashrocket CEO Marian Phelan says workshop instructors and 12 guest speakers will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest in programming technology and meet representatives of some of the fastest-growing tech companies in the country.

"It's really grown in terms of the networking opportunities available for those looking for jobs in the technology sector and for companies searching for talented code developers," Phelan said.

The Ancient City Ruby event focuses on Ruby on Rails, an 'open-source code' that allows developers to collaborate on concepts and computer applications. 

Ancient City Ruby workshops will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wed., April 6, where instructors Sean Sellek, Beverly Nelson and Micah Woods will provide instruction in areas including learning to code, refactoring and an introduction to the Elixir/Phoenix computer code.

On Thursday and Friday, notable industry speakers from the Ruby and technology community include Ben Lovell, Cameron Daigle, Kerri Miller, Lauren Scott, Paolo Perrotta, Kay Hightower, Robert Jackson, Ross Kaffenberger, Sam Phippen, Sean Griffin, Seth Vargo and Steve Klabnik.

Along with Hashrocket, conference sponsors include WYNCODE, Code School, Shipper Hero, Hello Labs, KIPU Systems, Line5, Honeybadger, Montoya, Skiltrek, Sticker Giant, stickermule, the University of North Florida College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience at the University of Florida.

Tickets for Ancient City Ruby are available through April 6. For ticket information and the conference schedule, visit www.ancientcityruby.com, email amy@hashrocket.com or call 904-339-7047.

About Hashrocket

Headquartered in Jacksonville Beach with locations in Chicago, San Francisco and Columbus, Hashrocket develops technology solutions and products for the Web, iOS and Android. Founded in 2008, the company is best known for working in Ruby on Rails, an open-source framework that allows developers to build sophisticated and powerful web applications. The technology has been the foundation for the growth of Hashrocket. For more information, visit http://www.hashrocket.com or call 877-885-8846.

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