Rida Al Barazi is a passionate software engineer experienced in building smart web applications for startups. He has been designing and building for the web since 2002. He started working with Rails in 2005, co-authored Beginning Rails 3 and Beginning Rails 4, and spoke at different web and Rails conferences in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Rida is dedicated to the Ruby community. He co-organizes and speaks at the Toronto Ruby Brigade where they host workshops and tech talks.