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Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Sure, but > 10 years, while difficult, is hardly impossible. That's only 2001. Noah Nov 21, 2011 3:01 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Perhaps in Japan it was big (pun!) -- but according to Wiki the first public release was in '95, and the first English mailing list was '99. Maybe there are some hardcore yanks who also speak Japanese that can claim using in before 95 when it was Billy Nov 21, 2011 2:55 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Eh, if the first guy quits then you can just hire *another* ultra-senior engineer with experience in all relevant tec Noah Nov 21, 2011 2:46 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - That flies in the face of the carrot on a stick strategy for keeping your workers around longer and being able to pay them near to nothing for their hopes that MAYBE one day stock in a company would be worth more than the piece of paper it was written on! Billy Nov 21, 2011 2:43 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Adrien Nov 21, 2011 2:26 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Ruby's been around longer than you think - it's about 18 years old now. But *Rails* is quite recent. Noah Nov 21, 2011 11:35 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Hopefully they weren't looking for those engineers in China. They've made it illegal to Time Travel ( http://techland.time.com/2011/­04/13/china-decides-to-ban-tim­e-trav Billy Nov 21, 2011 11:06 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Heck I saw a job description that said 5 years of rails experience 3 years ago. That would eliminate DHH himself. David H. Nov 21, 2011 11:01 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - I thought the same thing when I read > 10 years of Ruby experience. Even the geekiest and bleeding edgiest of my friends were still only thinking about ruby in 2000 :) On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Darin Wilson Billy Nov 21, 2011 10:57 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - I remember seeing a job posting in 1998 that said "5+ years Java experience". James Gosling would have barely made th Darin W. Nov 21, 2011 10:25 AM
RE: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - This is great feedback guys. Thank you. I really appreciate it. -- Regards, James Ash [masked] 88 King St. SF, CA 94107 -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Sidu Ponnapp james a. Nov 21, 2011 10:08 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Bala, This description sounds pretty reasonable to me. Most of the folks that I work with fit the bill. Unrealistic is stuff like '7+ years of Ruby on Rails experience is a strong plus' - I see nonsense like this all the time from CMMI services f user 1. Nov 21, 2011 10:01 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Depends if you count the very-nice-to-haves like Mongo, AWS, previous sites scaled to millions of users, etc. Noah Nov 21, 2011 9:40 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - Bala, I find this job description pretty realistic, personally.  Seems like your typical senior level req, with an average senior level compensation.  Nothing special, but hardly a "needle in the haystack".  I think the mor Jason Nov 21, 2011 9:26 AM
Re: <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - You are finding it hard to find people because your job descriptions are unrealistic. You are looking for the needle in the haystack. If the management is smart then they will build a team with members with complementary skills. They would also have th Bala P. Nov 21, 2011 9:06 AM
Re: [ruby-81] <Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - How hard is it to find these folks lately Molly? I hear lots of stories about how tough it is. Check out how many folks we are looking for: james a. Nov 20, 2011 11:41 AM
<Job> Ruby Engineer (up to 130k) (Jr-Sr) - 4 Positions New York City full time - "body { font-family:'Times New Roman'; font-size:13px"} molly m. Nov 20, 2011 11:19 AM
Re: [ruby-81] ROR Sr Developer/Co-Founder Sought; PT OK, 2-3 months, then option to join full-time; SF Bay Area - *popcorn* On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 9:50 PM, Robert J. Quinn < [address removed] > wrote: user 1. Nov 17, 2011 9:52 PM
ROR Sr Developer/Co-Founder Sought; PT OK, 2-3 months, then option to join full-time; SF Bay Area - Folks- I need part-time ROR help preparing for a Beta test of a cool new TV-sync user 3. Nov 17, 2011 9:50 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Re: RESTful-brains wanted - Jerry, I'd be glad to have you involved. I'm a little gun shy about putting this project up on Github (lack of self-confidence, and feeling I need everything to be shiny and perfect), but moving toward getting at least a section of it up so user 4. Nov 17, 2011 8:39 AM
Re: RESTful-brains wanted - I know it's slower to communicate asynchronously over email, but I'd be interested to Jerry C. Nov 17, 2011 7:56 AM
RESTful-brains wanted - Hi Rubyist... I am working on an open source (soon-to-be) document sharing system, and would like to get more heads ( BRAINS ...) involved in fleshing out the API, leading to the development of a w user 4. Nov 16, 2011 10:03 AM
Grand Prize, 1,000,000JPY! Revewed by Matz! Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition - Dear Kaz K. Nov 11, 2011 5:12 AM
RE: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Jon S. Nov 10, 2011 4:55 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Can you please take the conversation private, thanks ~/Davide Cerri On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 4:30 PM, Kimball Bighorse < kbighorse@yahoo davide c. Nov 10, 2011 4:38 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - ActiveMerchant works with a host of payment gateways. I recommend building your own pro Kimball B. Nov 10, 2011 4:32 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Was a simple daily deals checkout, so yes on purchase orders, no on returns or inventory trac Kimball B. Nov 10, 2011 4:30 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - I am biased but I use ror_ecommerce RoR-e.com The admin ui needs polishing but it works well Sent from my iPhone David H. Nov 10, 2011 4:03 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Adrien Nov 10, 2011 2:45 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - The first question to ask is wether you need to be building your own or whether you should be using something like Shopify.  Sam P. Nov 10, 2011 12:42 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Kimball, Did you implement purchase orders / returns / inventory tracking?&nb David H. Nov 10, 2011 12:07 PM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - I had a good experience building from scratch with ActiveMerchant. Spree was a bit cons Kimball B. Nov 10, 2011 11:01 AM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - Spree has a lot of potential and a clean code-base On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:41 AM, Al Chou < [address removed] > wrote: user 9. Nov 10, 2011 10:44 AM
Re: [ruby-81] start a new ecommerce site - I had an enjoyable experience developing on Substruct.... Al On Nov 10, 2011, at 10:33, David Henner < [address removed] > w Al C. Nov 10, 2011 10:41 AM
start a new ecommerce site - When starting a new e-commerce site is it better to start from scratch or use an open source project? David H. Nov 10, 2011 10:32 AM
FW: Save on Practical Guides from Mark Sobell - Jon S. Nov 10, 2011 9:27 AM
SketchUp courses in SF, 12/13-15 - Igloo Studios is hosting SketchUp classes in their SF office from Dec. 13-15. Mike Tadros, the instructor, is a bona fide SketchUp wizard. He has been teaching and creating videos for several years, written a book on SketchUp, etc. Igloo is giving Rich M. Nov 9, 2011 1:58 PM
Last Chance! Ruby On Rails Developer-Employer Speed Dating! (for Developers) - Preview not available Bosco S. Nov 7, 2011 2:54 PM
October slides (Eric Zhang on using Node.js with Rails) posted - http://www.meetup.com/EBRuby/m­essages/boards/thread/10766605­ for discussion thread with link to slides and a couple of extra urls from Eric re Node. Ed A. Nov 7, 2011 10:19 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - Oops, forgot the url: http://www.1stwebde Adrien Nov 3, 2011 2:01 PM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - You may want to take a look at this page, listing 37 different JQuery image gallery solutions. Adrien Nov 3, 2011 1:46 PM
Re: [ruby-81] OK I surrender - At 1:57 AM [masked]/3/11, Phillip Mobin wrote: > Jeeeezzez, had no idea that "rock star" could generate > so much fun. It is deleted forever from my vocab. I > got it. Now who out there can do great coding and get > jobs done? Is that better? > Rich M. Nov 3, 2011 12:01 AM
OK I surrender - Farzad M. Nov 2, 2011 10:56 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - This seems fitting: http://www.theonion.com/articl­es/disgruntled-ninja-silently-­kills-12-coworkers,1575/ Jason Oct 31, 2011 9:17 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available Kurt T. Oct 31, 2011 8:57 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available Billy Oct 31, 2011 8:55 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available Kurt T. Oct 31, 2011 8:33 PM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - jcarousel seems to work pretty well -- like with http://clubwedd101things.com/ On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Dan Newman < Billy Oct 31, 2011 7:27 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Personally I love when recruiters mention 'rockstar', talk about all of this money the CEO made in their last endeavor, and then lowball the shit out of you when you talk salary. On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Dav Billy Oct 31, 2011 7:23 PM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - i've used jcarousellite - lightweight and has worked well. On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Eric Steen < [address removed] > wrote: Dan N. Oct 31, 2011 7:16 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Why not do what most other venture backed Rails SaaS startups are doing and outsource it to Pivotal Labs? You'll save yours Adrien Oct 31, 2011 6:25 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - I was about to reply with the same comment. While you might want more than someone that can "1) Learn shit, and 2) David H. Oct 31, 2011 6:19 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Bridget C. Oct 31, 2011 5:47 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Jon S. Oct 31, 2011 5:09 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available user 1. Oct 31, 2011 4:45 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - On 10/31/11 4:17 PM, Phillip Mobin wrote: Ian K. Oct 31, 2011 4:45 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available John Oct 31, 2011 4:38 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Preview not available Tim Oct 31, 2011 4:37 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Okay, everybody get comfortable, it's going to be a long ride. Elliott B. Oct 31, 2011 4:33 PM
Ground floor opportunity for Ruby Rockstar - Farzad M. Oct 31, 2011 4:17 PM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - You may want to check out a gem called orbit. It is very simple and apparently an awesome and popular new carousel library. Good luck! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 31, 2011, at 10:23 AM, John Chow < Eric S. Oct 31, 2011 11:43 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - I've used the same plugin and I would agree, it's very simple to set up and use. user 2. Oct 31, 2011 11:01 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - Hey Liz, I've used the jQuery Cycle plugin ( http://jquery.malsup.com/cycle­/ ). It has a simple API, reliable, and it takes literally minutes to setup and configure. They also have example John C. Oct 31, 2011 10:19 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - For starters, you probably want to use jQuery and Rails 3.1 pretty independently -- having Rails generate your javasc Noah Oct 31, 2011 10:13 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - Try the new rails engine for image albums based on dragonfly, its called Imagine. http://github.com/knewter/imag­ine It's got a nice carousel and more. Sent from my smartphone. Bram S. Oct 31, 2011 7:15 AM
Re: [ruby-81] rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - Jon S. Oct 31, 2011 6:29 AM
rail 3.1 and JQuery - best carousel code? - Hi, I'm a ROR novice in the East Bay, and I'm working on a facebook app in Rails 3.1. I haven't done a lot w Liz Oct 31, 2011 1:37 AM
MongoDB conference on Dec 9 - Hi all, I thought that some of you might be interested in attending MongoSV (www.mongosv.com), the annual MongoDB user conference in Silicon Valley on December 9. Register at http://www.10gen.com/events/mo­ngosv-2011 before November 11 to take adv Meghan Oct 20, 2011 6:59 PM
Fukuoka Ruby Night Nov 3, 2011: Opportunity to Meet Matz - Dear East Bay Ruby Enthusiasts, Thank you for your interest in the Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award Competition. We received a total of 12 entries, including the one from the CTO of VMware. Fukuoka Japan Competition is still open (entry deadli Kaz K. Oct 19, 2011 7:54 PM
Next San Francisco iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive IOS 5 Boot Camp Dec 2-4 - Trainer Neal Goldstein, author iPhone Boot Camp for Dummies Series. Seats available at Early Bird. - Preview not available Jonathan S. Oct 18, 2011 8:15 AM
Two More Days Left for Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award Competition Entry - Dear Ruby Enthusiasts, Two more days left before the entry deadline (Oct 17) for Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award Competition, and Engine Yard just joined us to be another sponsor for the event (and for the Fukuoka Japan event). Event Details: Kaz K. Oct 15, 2011 6:01 AM
talk by Ingy on Pegex and Acmeism; SF, 10/25 - I have been using (and abusing) YAML for a decade or so. I'm also quite intrigued by the Perl 6 Rules, etc. So, I'll definitely be interested in this one! -r At 1:26 PM [masked]/14/11, Fred Moyer wrote: > Our next meeting is Tuesday October 25 Rich M. Oct 14, 2011 4:45 PM
Did you buy these hard drives recently - Seagate 1.5TB, Western Digital 2TB? - Fellow Developers, My car was broken into on September 18, 2011. I lost several hard drives along with a laptop. My backup drives had failed. I was worried of fire and I carried those hard drives with me. There is no backup for that data at this t Alex Sep 30, 2011 11:11 AM
Upcoming Ruby Programming Competitions with Matz - Grand Prize - 1,000,000 JPY! - Dear East Bay Ruby Enthusiasts: The Government of Fukuoka, Japan together with "Matz" Matsumoto would like to invite you to enter the following Ruby competitions. If you have developed an interesting Ruby program, please be encour Kaz K. Sep 28, 2011 11:38 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Sabahat Ashraf wrote: > Where in the East Bay are you? There is starting to be formal CoWorking > happening in a few places. http://techliminal.com is pretty cool. Close to bart. -- http Dave D. Sep 28, 2011 9:06 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Preview not available user 1. Sep 28, 2011 7:16 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - I'll post to the list too..but I'm definitely open to collaborating.  I got a couple projects in my github that I would happy to pair with.  Is there a good coworking place/coffee/tech shop that would allow us to work all day uninterrupted? Rivertiger Sep 28, 2011 6:12 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Preview not available user 4. Sep 28, 2011 6:10 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Hi Chris--I saw your post and I would be happy to pair program with you.  Bear in mind, I'm rather new to ruby on rails, but do have previous programming experience, deploying iOS apps, so I'm not a total noob.  I'm adept at command line, and Rivertiger Sep 28, 2011 6:09 PM
RE: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Larry Sep 28, 2011 6:08 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Where in the East Bay are you? There is starting to be formal CoWorking happening in a few places. S --- Sabahat I Ashraf ("iFaqeer") iFaqeer @ Gmail/Gtalk, Skype, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, .com Sabahat A. Sep 28, 2011 6:02 PM
Pair programming in the East Bay for fun and profit - Hi folks, I have just begun taking independent consulting jobs as a Ruby on Rails developer, leaving my company career gladly behind me. What do I miss about my regular job? Pair programming! So I thought I'd ask around to see if som user 4. Sep 28, 2011 5:57 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Slides from the Git and RVM talk - Thanks for an inspiring evening and presentation! --Lars On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 6:48 PM, Matthew Kocher < [address removed] > wrote: Lars H. Sep 23, 2011 8:41 PM
Slides from the Git and RVM talk - I've posted my slides from the talk this tuesday, they're available here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/148137­64/presentations/eb_ruby_git_a­nd_rvm/slides.html The git site I mentioned as http://gitready.com/ and the one Jon mentioned was http://progit.org/ Matthew K. Sep 23, 2011 6:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Hack Night / Get Started on Rails - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/EBRuby/e­vents/31183852/ When : Tuesday, September 20,[masked]:30 PM Jon S. Sep 16, 2011 6:01 PM
Next San Francisco iPhone/iPad Three Day Intensive IOS 5 Boot Camp Sept. 23-25 - Trainer Neal Goldstein, author iPhone Boot Camp for Dummies Series. Seats available at Early Bird - Preview not available Jonathan S. Sep 14, 2011 8:51 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Startup Help / Job opening - user 1. Sep 6, 2011 3:54 PM
Startup Help / Job opening - Hello Fellow Rubyists, My name is Kevin and I'm the CEO of Geekatoo.com.  You can read about us in TechCrunch ( http:/ Kevin Sep 6, 2011 1:22 PM
Re: [ruby-81] What should an outsourced rails shop do to enter into US market... - Build something open source and awesome and people will find you. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 5, 2011, at 9:22 PM, Satish N Kota < Jason Sep 5, 2011 6:49 AM
What should an outsourced rails shop do to enter into US market... - user 7. Sep 5, 2011 5:22 AM
Re: [ruby-81] GoGaRuCo 2011 - registration still open - Hello Everybody: If you have a ticket you are not using, please let me know. I would really like to go. Thanks, Michel. --- On user 1. Aug 31, 2011 10:49 AM
Re: [ruby-81] GoGaRuCo 2011 - registration still open - At 12:13 PM [masked]/31/11, Rich Morin wrote: > I see that registration is still open for GoGaRuCo 2011: Ooops! I was working on insufficient information: At 12:25 PM [masked]/31/11, Josh Susser wrote: > While the eventbrite registration page is te Rich M. Aug 31, 2011 9:47 AM
GoGaRuCo 2011 - registration still open - I see that registration is still open for GoGaRuCo 2011: The Golden Gate Ruby Conference September 16-17, 2011 http://gogaruco.com/ I'd like to encourage local Rubyists to consider attending the event. I enjoyed the first two conferences s Rich M. Aug 31, 2011 9:12 AM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 4:04 PM, elmo wrote: > I'm sorry, I over-reacted.  I was  reacting to what I thought would be  the > next 300 emails about recruiters,  recruiting, etc.  not to  Lena's post.  I > think all the bitching Russell W. Aug 29, 2011 4:13 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - I'm sorry, I over-reacted. I was reacting to what I thought would be the next 300 emails about recr Elliott B. Aug 29, 2011 4:03 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:15 PM, elmo wrote: > oh boy, here we go Elliott, what's up with that? This seems like a perfectly legitimate & properly targeted solicitation for RoR talent in an appropriate forum. You yourself ha Russell W. Aug 29, 2011 3:47 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - we host a lot of Ruby Meetups and I thought that one email asking for help wasn't a big deal On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Lena Vayn wrote: > well, thought I would reach out and ask for help! > > On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:15 Lena Aug 29, 2011 2:17 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - well, thought I would reach out and ask for help! On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:15 PM, elmo wrote: > oh boy, here we go > ________________________________ > From: Lena > To: [address removed] > Sent: Mon Lena Aug 29, 2011 2:16 PM
Re: [ruby-81] Rubyists I need your help! - oh boy, here we go Elliott B. Aug 29, 2011 2:15 PM
Rubyists I need your help! - Hello Friends! I hope everyone had an awesome weekend and hasn't had too many disruptions from Hurrican Irene (likely you've all had your weekend on the West Coast!) I work here in the city at an awesome start up called zozi and I wanted to connec Lena Aug 29, 2011 10:41 AM

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