Founded in 2004, NYC.rb is the place for experienced Ruby and Rails programmers in New York City.


We meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Second Tuesdays are for one or more talks, and fourth Tuesdays are just hackfests, where people bring their laptops and hang out.


Job postings are allowed on the mailing list if they meet the following requirements:

* You must identify the company by name.
* You must put [JOB] in the subject to help others filter out these messages.
* The job must be Ruby-related, and in the NYC metro area.

You cannot directly contact other list members about jobs unless they've contacted you first--violators of this rule may be banned and/or publicly shamed.

If you have any questions or concerns about these rules, please feel free to contact the Meetup organizers.


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Recent Meetups

  • May 12 · 7:00 PM


    150 Rubyists | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Testing for Beginners - Get Started Testing with RSpec with Kyle Doherty Testing is arguably one of the most important things to learn as a developer, especially in the... Learn more
  • April 14 · 7:00 PM


    233 Rubyists | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Featuring: • Interfacing Music with Ruby by Ari Russo • Dynamic Job Queues with Sidekiq by Jonathan Hyman • LIGHTNING - A drum machine with Ruby and LeapMotion by Bobby... Learn more
  • March 10 · 7:00 PM

    March Presentation Night

    175 Rubyists | 5.00

    Building Active Record for iOS by Zak Niazi Zak will discuss the process used to build components of Active Record for another framework, including his high level recipe... Learn more
  • February 10 · 7:00 PM

    February Presentation Night

    206 Rubyists | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    This month we'll have a series of short talks. Still have room for more so please come prepared to show off what you're working on if you'd like Zach - Intro to TDD... Learn more
  • January 13 · 7:00 PM

    January Presentation

    163 Rubyists | 5.00

    Title: 0 to Rails in 25 LOC or Less Description: Have you ever thought Rails was a bloated, inflexible framework? Well, did you know you can boot a Rails app with 25 LOC... Learn more
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  • Josh Knowles founded NYC.rb

    on January 18

Founded Jan 18, 2011

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