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David Bock talks about all the things

Perhaps you remember being a newbie, or perhaps you still are… and whenever you pair with someone or try to learn, there's all this extra 'stuff' that gets in the way of the single thing you're trying to learn… "Wait… what are gemsets?", "Huh?  You're using zsh instead of Bash?  What does that mean?"… "Why do I need to worry about ruby versions?"… "How do I install MySQL, and whats this 'brew' thing anyway?"…. "I have no idea what 'vim vs. emacs' is all about, and the whole topic makes me feel like I'm going to make the wrong choice… help!"

Tonights meeting is a celebration of all those things!  Lets take them out of the dark and explain whats going on and why.  We'll have a collection of speakers prepared to talk about their development environments, the thing they 'wish they knew' when they got started, and we'll have a little extra room for your own questions, answers, and spontaneous presentations should you have something to talk about.

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  • Dave A.

    Wow! Very educational, despite being allegedly for newbies.

    June 27, 2013

  • Christopher S.

    We are in the founder's hall (the one on fairfax w/ the big courtyard, with the Einstein's Bagel in it) fourth floor, room 467.

    June 26, 2013

  • Ryan S.

    Bringing @ericinnyc

    June 25, 2013

  • Robb K.

    Sudden family trip. Work on making the next one!

    June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be in Richmond that day. However, I will see you all next time!

    June 21, 2013

  • LisaSchaefer PhD C.

    Dammit. I really want to hear about all the things. But I'll be in VA Beach. I guess I'll have to learn about all the things on my own.

    June 21, 2013

  • David B.

    The fight has been postponed... Jim chickened out because there's a rumor Dave Thomas will be in town.

    I'm hoping to find a curated set of 10-15 minute talks; I'm not hogging the limelight at all - I just want to facilitate.

    If you want to talk about something, please let me know!

    June 20, 2013

    • guille

      sorry 10

      June 20, 2013

    • Dave T.

      I'm up for a few minutes on Elixir. Don't have anything formal, though. Don't want to muscle in, either.

      June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm co-founder of political site We recently launched a prototype, and are looking for a technical co-founder with strong Ruby experience! Check it out, and contact me if you're interested: [masked]. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    June 20, 2013

  • Kalimar M.

    Can't wait to hear about all things

    June 20, 2013

  • Joshua K.

    Can't wait I'm hoping for a knock down drag out fight! :-)

    May 27, 2013

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