For the past decade (time flies!) MVC web frameworks like Rails have dominated the landscape of web development. This talk will explore alternate patterns for developing web applications, and for frameworks themselves, and investigate whether MVC is ready for the challenges the always-changing web will bring.

About Alex Gaynor

Alex is an open source engineer. He works on a wide variety of projects, mostly in Python, including Django, PyPy, CPython, and OpenStack. He serves on the board of directors for the Python Software Foundation and works for Rackspace. When he's not writing software Alex enjoys bagels and delis.

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