Beginner Talks

For June we will go back to basics and do some presentations that will appeal to people who don't have much Ruby experience but are curious to learn more. Experienced Rubyists are encouraged to attend to contribute to the discussion and help answer questions.

Speakers include:

• Javan Makhmali- Intro to Ruby

• Tom Smyth - Working with Blocks in Ruby

• Patrick McSweeny - Intro to Rails


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  • Rory C.

    Sorry to miss. Thought it was canceled. Hope you will do it again and soon.

    June 25

    • Patrick M.

      Here is a screencast of the Intro to Rails talk: youtu.be/s0VCBwFssVI, and the code from Tom's talk if that helps: https://github.com/hoo...­

      June 25

    • Rory C.

      Thank you, Patrick.

      June 27

  • Thomas S.

    The code examples from my talk are available here: https://github.com/hooverlunch/ruby-blocks-talk/blob/master/talk.rb

    Thanks for being a great audience!

    3 · June 25

    • Ronda B.

      Thanks Tom! Looking forward to trying out some of this.

      June 25

    • Brad

      Awesome. Thanks a ton.

      June 25

  • Richard Alexander G.

    I learned me some Ruby and some features of Smalltalk too.

    2 · June 24

  • Javan M.

    Not sure if there's time, but I could give an intro to Ruby's objects and classes, and explain what "everything is an object" means. Let me know.

    1 · June 5

  • Brad

    A bit new to meetups. Looking forward to this.

    2 · June 1

  • Julie C.

    Would like to attend but I'll be out of town for a conference! See you next month!

    June 1

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