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Los Angeles Hack Night at SPIRE.IO + Intro to Ruby Sinatra


Introduction to Ruby Sinatra - Building a web application with Sinatra

Presented by Carlo Flores, Director of Operations, SPIRE.IO ( @flores on GitHub and @lolcatstevens on Twitter)

In a talk for our beginning hackers, Carlo will present on creating a simple contact form in Sinatra using Ruby and Amazon web services. Our goal is to quickly give you the foundation to build more complicated and feature rich web applications.

A laptop. Please bring your laptop.
You're encouraged to set up the following beforehand:
Sinatra gem
Create a free account at (you'll be able to send many test emails for free using Amazon)
Create a account
You can learn more about Ruby Sinatra at the website:
If anyone needs help, we'll have people available to help with installation/setup.

Folks uninterested in this presentation are, of course, free to hack on whatever they'd like...

Los Angeles Hack Night at SPIRE.IO

A bi-weekly hack night for anyone wanting to learn a programming language, hack on a software or hardware project, socialize with other developers, play ping pong, etc.

Our members include beginners working through the Learn Code the Hard Way exercises as well as experienced developers working on side projects.

Bring your own laptop, project, food, beer...

Every other Wednesday night from 6 PM until 9 PM

Located near Beverly and LaBrea

Enter using the main door on Beverly.

At the keypad scroll up and select SPIRE.IO.

Want to hack every single Wednesday night? You can!
We alternate with the excellent
Carbon Five Hack Nights in Santa Monica:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Really nice crowd of people. Great talk, amusingly presented.

    May 10, 2012

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