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Nick K.

Location:

Madison, WI

Member since:

February 16, 2011

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What would you like to learn or gain from participation in Mad-Railers?

Ruby and how I might be able to bring it into non-traditional areas (Enterprise IT, for instance)

What's your background with Rails and similar tech?

I took a class on Ruby and built a simple syntax parser with it. Love the language ever since and have toyed on and off with it for a couple years (2007'ish)

Are you working with Rails professionally?

Not currently, but I'm certainly open to trying it along with other options (NodeJS, Sinatra/Padrino, etc.)

Introduction

I'm a new'ish software developer focused on simplicity and pragmatism. That is what drives me to learn and be better, and what I use to learn anything. Ruby, Java, Node, whatever, as long as it gets the job done faster, simpler and better.

What Nick K. is saying about this Meetup Group

This group has grown significantly in the past year or so. There are alot of intelligent people working on Rails or Ruby as a hobby. Honestly, I don't think that Rails matters much to them as much as just meeting up here to talk to a bunch of bright people about interesting problems that happen to be solved using Rails. Awesome group to show up to, either way.


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