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Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Your friendly reminder that you can mute threads in GMail :-) https://support.google.com/mai­l/answer/47787?hl=en Aidan F. Dec 12, 2014 6:07 PM
Quick survey for developers - Hey NYC Rubyists, If you have 2 minutes to spare, would you mind taking our very short survey? Looking for some insights from developers to improve our product and messaging for when we launch early next year.  Step.com Jennifer C. Dec 12, 2014 2:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - This is an awesome idea! I'm totally on board! :) On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 PM, Taylor Barnette < Mike F. Dec 11, 2014 2:29 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - that's an awesome share, Georgio! On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Georgio < georgiev.georg Taylor B. Dec 10, 2014 12:35 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - Hi the Costa Rica thing sounds like the way to go. And I'm game for that meetup. Just let me know when and I'm there.  On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Desmond Bowe Rick Dec 10, 2014 12:16 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - Thanks everyone for your responses. If you’ve alrea Desmond B. Dec 10, 2014 11:37 AM
Help Create an Online Ruby on Rails Tutorial - Hi, I'm interested in creating an online Ruby on Rails tutorials for beginners, and I'm looking for an experienced developer to help out. Please reply to [address removed] if t Ariel K. Dec 10, 2014 10:26 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - By the way, there is also  http://www.hackerparadise.org/­ On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 7:55 AM, Rob Wilke < Georgio Dec 10, 2014 10:17 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - That is the best idea I've ever heard ... Ever. -- Robert Wilke Sent with iPhone 6S Rob W. Dec 9, 2014 9:54 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - Hey man, have you ever tried coding from places like Costa Rica? I go there at least once a year for a few weeks with bunch of developers. It works quite well. Let me know if you wanna join next time. G Georgio Dec 9, 2014 5:17 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - Would Spare Chair meet your needs? They're having a holiday party soon, would be a good way to meet the organizers if interested. Bianca Dec 9, 2014 5:17 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - Relevant:  http://workatjelly.com/ On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 2:02 PM, Desmond Bowe < Nick Q. Dec 9, 2014 2:21 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lonely Freelancers - The Hack & Snack  meetup was doing some things like that, though it hasn't been active in a while. Maybe try to re-boot it? O Aidan F. Dec 9, 2014 2:10 PM
Lonely Freelancers - Hi Everyone. Are you an independent developer? Do you like the work? …but get a little lonely? If so, you’re not alone. I’m looking to gauge interest in a semi-regular get-together for folks to hang out, perhaps collaborate on problems Desmond B. Dec 9, 2014 12:51 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Workshops/classes on TDD for Rails - Hey everyone, just wanted to give you an update since the topic of an advanced Rails course was brought up here about a month ago and we saw a lot of interest from this list. We've decided to officially launch our Ruby on Rails 201 c Zach F Dec 9, 2014 12:11 PM
Experience with Opalrb? - Fellow Rubyists, Does anyone have experience with OpalRB? http://opalrb.org/ In production? vs. CoffeeScript? Andrew L. Dec 7, 2014 10:06 PM
Hello - Hello! Apologize in advance in case this alias is not meant to be used for job opportunities - but I saw other posts that were about careers and so I am trying.  I am looking for leadership roles Nandan Dec 6, 2014 12:18 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hi Josh, I hire engineers for Medidata Solutions. We help get new medications and medical devices to marker. Seven of the top 10 drugs in 2014 made it to market via our cloud based applications.  Our enterprise services are b Daren J. M. Dec 6, 2014 9:14 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Would anyone like to be interviewed about their company on a RubyNow podcast?  I've been thinking for a while about launching a tech focussed podcast series for rubynow.com on cool pl Stephen R. Dec 4, 2014 2:22 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - We’re lo Matt Dec 4, 2014 1:04 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hakka is also looking for serious Ruby engineers. We recently launched a new product, Hakka Logs ( http://hakkalabs.co/logs ), and we're building an awesom Pete S. Dec 4, 2014 8:35 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hey Jason, We are a realtime social news team that specializes in curating and building stories through video.  You can check out our site and native apps, which do not get much love at the moment,  Chris G. Dec 3, 2014 11:25 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hey Chris, What company do you work for? Would love to hear a little more about it. Cheers, Jay On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 10 Jason K. Dec 3, 2014 10:12 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Joining the thread. We are also looking for mid to senior level ruby engineers.  Our current stack is ruby/sinatra/unicorn/nginx and angular/etc.  Would be glad to have you swing by the office as an introduction.  Shoo Chris G. Dec 2, 2014 3:27 PM
site review from fellow classmate - My name is Alexander Batista and I have been to a few Alexander B. Dec 2, 2014 12:13 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - I'll jump on the opportunity to add that while my last email stated we are looking for senior developers, we are also looking for mid  level developers. So if you want to join a very early stage funded   Nadav Dec 2, 2014 3:54 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Stack Builders--where I work--is hiring. In the New York City area we're looking for mid- or senior-level developers who have strong experience in Ruby and are also either experienced or interest in functional languages (especially Hask Paul B. Dec 1, 2014 9:35 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hello everyone! And does anybody looking for mid rubyists? I moved recently to the U.S. and looking for interesting projects to Bob U. Dec 1, 2014 6:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - Hey Josh, Check out  http://vydia.com/careers/ We're post-seed, pre-series A, and growing fast. Although we're allllll the way down in NJ currently, Mark A. Dec 1, 2014 4:41 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - We're looking for senior rubyists. :) I'm the co-founder/CTO at Wunwun - we deliver stuff. See https://www.wunwun.com/jobs/en­gineering for details. Shoot me an Calvin Dec 1, 2014 4:26 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] Who's hiring? - Josh, Jun Group's open position for NYC (J)Rubyists can be found here .  Jason Dec 1, 2014 4:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Chris G. Dec 1, 2014 3:23 PM
RE: [NYC-rb] Who's hiring? - David Dec 1, 2014 1:54 PM
Who's hiring? - Hi everyone, long time listener, first-time caller.    I have recently become available for either contract or full-time work and was wondering, who in NYC is hiring right now?    I have about 7 years experience with Ruby and roughly th Josh D. Dec 1, 2014 10:36 AM
[JOB] Senior RoR engineer for a funded early stage startup - Hi Guys/Girls, I'm Nadav, the CTO/Co-Founder for  Tailor Brands , a startup company based in NYC. We lunched our first product offering on the Nadav Dec 1, 2014 5:04 AM
Princeton Ruby Roundtable - Tom R. Nov 18, 2014 9:29 PM
[ANN] Really discounted Git and GitHub training - Hi All, I’m running a Git and GitHub training - for developers and th Peter B. Nov 16, 2014 4:30 PM
Come hear Roy Osherove give a talk on Automation at AlphaSights! - Hi NYC.rb!  Marti D. Nov 12, 2014 11:42 AM
[NYC-rb] [ANN] GothamGo Golang Conference This Weekend! - Hi Rubyists, you are invited to attend the GothamGo Go language conference in New York City, Nov 15. We have created a special discount just for you, go2014nycruby : Gray H. Nov 11, 2014 12:33 PM
Tonight's nyc.rb meetup canceled - NYC Rubyists, I apologize for the late notice, but unfortunately we need to cancel tonight's nyc.rb meetup due to a scheduling conflict with speaker as well as a plumbing issue at our venue. W Josh K. Nov 11, 2014 10:59 AM
[JOB] Junior + Senior Ruby Developers at Lark Travel - Adam S. Nov 11, 2014 10:52 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: CSS Style & Structure - Vinay: Thanks for asking, we will add a few styleguide examples that we like. The styleguide I shared was focused on best practices for coding css, however, we believe there are best practices in building visual, frontend David k. Nov 8, 2014 1:26 PM
Re: CSS Style & Structure - Looks good David.  Do you have an opinion on styleguides like this one - http://sassconf.com/styleguide­/public/ Vinay R. Nov 8, 2014 10:58 AM
CSS Style & Structure - Folks: We drafted a CSS Style & Structure  guide last weekend that's great for beginners to use to level up and experts for fine tuning their skills. David k. Nov 7, 2014 12:41 PM
[Hire] 40 Junior Web Developers @ General Assembly on 11/12 - Hello Rubyists! General Assembly will be holding a free hiring event featuring 40 of our latest graduated Eddie W. Nov 6, 2014 12:29 PM
[JOB] Senior Rails Developer at Mobile Commons - Hi NYC.rb, Want to spend your time working on something you can feel incredibly passionate about? Come join us at Mobile Commons! * About Us * Mobile Commons is a Brooklyn-based software company whose technology powers today’s most effective Benjamin S. Nov 4, 2014 2:09 PM
Junior ROR Dev Seeking Job - Hi NYC.rb! I am a (relatively new) self-taught programmer living in the UK.  Ruby’s simple syntax and english-like got me to fall in love with the language. I so love it so much that I installed Wappalyzer just to see who is Daveyon Nov 3, 2014 2:23 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Non-Rails Ruby positions in NYC? - My Data Fellow Job at DemocracyWorks mostly uses Ruby/Python scripting, however they're not hiring at moment and I'm on a freelance contract. Am interested in this question myself as well.  Yonatan M. Oct 23, 2014 7:01 PM
Non-Rails Ruby positions in NYC? - Hi everyone, I recently finished up at Hacker School in NYC and am now starting my job hunt. Ruby was my main squeeze all throughout, but I notice that most job listings are for Ruby-on-Rails, and not Ruby itself. I never Matthew L. Oct 23, 2014 3:42 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Workshops/classes on TDD for Rails - I think you will have a hard time finding a class that specific.  On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Robert Jewell < [address removed] > wrote: Aidan F. Oct 22, 2014 9:52 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Workshops/classes on TDD for Rails - Hey Zach,  Thank you for reaching out. The syllabus looks interesting, and I love to learn. I think my case is a little too specific. I need to learn how to test Requests for my Rails API and after filling out the tests Robert J. Oct 22, 2014 5:54 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Workshops/classes on TDD for Rails - Hey Rob, The New York Code + Design Academy is actually in the process of launching a Rails 201 evening course to cover advanced Rails topics. Here's an overview of what will be covered, including testing with RSpec: Zach F Oct 21, 2014 11:15 AM
Emerging Languages Meetup Tomorrow - In case you don't get your fill of developer meetups tonight, I hope it's ok to share another for tomorrow. Charlie O. Oct 14, 2014 2:11 PM
Workshops/classes on TDD for Rails - Does anyone on this list know of intermediate to advanced workshops or classes on TDD with Rspec for Rails -- preferably in New York? -- Robert Jewell[masked] Robert J. Oct 13, 2014 9:09 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RailsRumble 2014 - Heh, sorry, thought I was replying on the hacker hours list, so pls ignore the comment about posting to their resources page. On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Anders Ramsay Anders R. Oct 13, 2014 12:59 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RailsRumble 2014 - I can unfortunately not participate this time around. How often does the railsrumble hackathon happen? Are there other good similar (team-based) hackathons that people on the list have attended and can recommend Anders R. Oct 13, 2014 12:56 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Where are all the freelancing jobs New York? - Hi Dan, I run a startup called FlexDevs in the city and we help good developer contractors get short-term or long-term work with startups / brands / agencies that are hiring. If you're interested feel free to signup a Rami Oct 13, 2014 12:47 PM
Where are all the freelancing jobs New York? - I don't know if this has been anyone else's experience, but D _ Oct 12, 2014 2:58 PM
RailsRumble 2014 - Fellow NYC Rubyist, Is anyone doing the rails rumble Hackathon? RailsRumble:  Andrew L. Oct 11, 2014 3:05 PM
Education Tools Hackathon, Oct 18-19 - Hey all- You’re invited to take part in the first ever Education Tools Hackathon – a two-day event devoted to creating resources that assist educators and empower students. If spending the weekend collaborating, learning, and buildi Aidan F. Oct 5, 2014 5:43 PM
[JOB] Senior Rails Engineer - I am the CTO and co-founder of Vericred.  Our mission is to modernize the way we interact with the healthcare system on every level - consumer, hospital/doctor and insurance. We are looking for our first Senio Dan L. Oct 1, 2014 1:58 PM
[JOB] Ruby on Rails Instructors - The New York Code + Design Academy is looking for Ruby on Rails Instructors for our Web Developmen Robyn Sep 30, 2014 5:47 PM
Next Ruby Stackup... This Thursday (littleBits, Justworks, CredSimple, DigitalOcean and Thoughtbot) - This Thursday, September 18th at 6:30PM, we're doing our next Stackup Talks, with Ruby on Rails as the topic. Charlie O. Sep 16, 2014 4:38 PM
[NYC.rb][Talent] 25 Junior Web Developers @ General Assembly on 9/17 - Hello Rubyists! General Assembly will be holding a free hiring event featuring 25 of our latest graduated full-stack web developers Eddie W. Sep 14, 2014 8:45 PM
Details for this months nyc.rb presentation night - Please join us at tomorrow's nyc.rb for an open night of lightning talks hosted by long time member of nyc.rb Luke Melia. This is a great opportunity to show of a piece of code which you're proud of Josh K. Sep 8, 2014 10:28 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] NYC Senior Front-end web engineer - Just a note that this position will ideally be filled by candidates with salary requirements no more than $135 - $155k per year. work location is in NYC. Also I'm not a recruiter, I work on the team. Please feel free to text or call with any furthe drew b. Sep 7, 2014 3:47 PM
[JOB] NYC Senior Front-end web engineer - Seeking strong javascript and front-end engineer for a full-time position in NYC for Orange Development (www.orangedevelopment.com) Requirements: - at least 6-8 years front-end experience - at least 3-5 years experience with Javascript and/or framewo drew b. Sep 5, 2014 7:07 AM
Seeking volunteers for RailsBridge workshop - Margaret Sep 4, 2014 2:12 PM
CukeUp! NY - Learn all about BDD next month in Brooklyn! - New York's annual Behavior Driven Development and software craftsmanship conference, CukeUp ! returns over September 30th-October 1st. This two day conference is spl Theo E. Aug 27, 2014 10:36 AM
[ANN] Tomorrow: Anatomy of a Ruby Gem: Groulogic from Concierge Live - NYC.rb, dB. Aug 19, 2014 11:40 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - I have been providing mentorship/tutoring sessions via http://codementor.io/corp You can find more mentors there for the most popular dev frameworks Alejandro Corpeñ Alejandro C. Aug 14, 2014 1:28 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - You guys should check out Wizp Stefan D. Aug 14, 2014 12:12 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - HackHands is great. I have used it as a teacher and it provides a great way for people to get immediate access to coding questions. Good job Forest! Leonard B. Aug 14, 2014 12:00 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - Hi Parker, You can give my startup, HackHands.com a shot.  It is a 1:1 live programming service via screen share.  Yes, it is a paid service at $1/min, but most experts that connect with you are pretty flexible to put t Forest G. Aug 14, 2014 12:49 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - You should check out: codebuddies.org -- Leonard Bogdonoff blog Leonard B. Aug 13, 2014 12:39 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for tutor/pair-programmer for Rails Site rebuild - Hello Parker, Was going through my inbox and came across this thread. Apologize for leaving it unanswered. I didn't even know! I would love to speak with you more. I am in California for the month of August. I am curr Snuggs Aug 13, 2014 12:11 PM
Flatiron School Science Fair this Thursday - Hi NYC.rb, Just wanted to quickly invite you all the Flatiron Science Fair this Thursday, August 14th, 4pm - 7pm. It's a really fun event, even if you're not hiring Ruby or iOS developers. Flatiron S. Aug 11, 2014 8:12 PM
[JOB] Ruby+Rails+Angular - The Team is nearly complete - We've got one developer spot left! Chris P. Aug 11, 2014 3:03 PM
RE: [NYC-rb] [JOB] Ruby on Rails Engineer(s) @WeDidIt #hiring - I would consider looking at your sign in page because when I visited the page I got a error compiling cos asset FYI -------- Original message -------- Alexander B. Aug 8, 2014 1:01 PM
[JOB] Ruby on Rails Engineer(s) @WeDidIt #hiring - Hi Folks, Sulaiman Su S. Aug 6, 2014 8:15 PM
[JOB] Ruby on Rails developer needed at early-stage, well-funded server monitoring company! - Mostro is hiring a Ruby on Rails developer to make a Nagios alternative devops will like. More details: https://angel.co/mostro/jobs/3­4975-developer-rub Kevin B. Aug 6, 2014 4:55 PM
Ideas of RoR Class Project - Hello NYC.rb I am looking for an idea to build an Muhammad A. Aug 5, 2014 9:15 PM
[JOB] PINCHme is looking for more Junior Ruby on Rails Developers - When we came to this board in January looking for junior Rails develop Joe M. Aug 4, 2014 10:57 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Free Ruby on Rails workshop in NYC - TL;DR:   http://www.listen-tome.com/sav­e-me/ Sam L. Jul 30, 2014 6:03 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Free Ruby on Rails workshop in NYC - Hi Margaret   I looked at your website:   RailsBridge works to make tech more diverse and open by providing free training and networking opportunities to underrepresented groups. We t Robert R. Jul 30, 2014 4:45 PM
Re: Re: [NYC-rb] Free Ruby on Rails workshop in NYC - Hi Po Ki, Thanks for your message. Yes, I'd definitely recommend that your friend register for the workshop. We welcome attendees of all levels - beginner, intermediate, advanced. Best, Armie Margaret Lee Margaret Jul 30, 2014 1:44 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Free Ruby on Rails workshop in NYC - Hello Margaret, I have a friend who wants to learn coding, who has no programming experience. Would you recommend her comi Po ki c. Jul 29, 2014 10:57 PM
Free Ruby on Rails workshop in NYC - Margaret Jul 29, 2014 9:08 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails dev for contract - Dear Ben: How are you today? I'm reaching out to you because I may have a small ruby on rails project for you. Let me know if you are interested and please reach out to me so that I can fill y Rosa V. Jul 28, 2014 2:50 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Preferred implementation of search - Without knowing exactly what you're looking for, for simple internal search tools I like Ransack:  https://github.com/activerecor­d-hackery/ransack . It works pretty well for c Calvin Jul 24, 2014 8:47 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Preferred implementation of search - I've had good experience with textacular if you're using Postgres Gordon D. Jul 24, 2014 7:05 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Preferred implementation of search - I have used sunspot and thinking-sphinx both work great and can index your active record models with a lot of flexibility. https://github.com/sunspot/sun­spot Alejandro C. Jul 24, 2014 6:56 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Preferred implementation of search - If "LIKE %" SQL queries don't cut it for you, ElasticSearch is very popular these days. Before that, using Solr via the sunspot gem seemed to be the way to go.  On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Leonard Bogdonoff < Aidan F. Jul 24, 2014 6:53 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Preferred implementation of search - Hey All! What is your preferred way of implementing internal search on RoR sites? Im looking around at gems and potential external API’s. I Leonard B. Jul 24, 2014 6:34 PM
[JOB] Seeking Ruby on Rails Bootcamp Instructor - Hello Rubyists, I am the co-founder of Metis, which runs a 12-week Ruby on Rails bootcamp in New York (and Boston).  Our bootcamp was created by thoughtbot , in Jason M. Jul 24, 2014 1:06 PM
[ANN] Chrys Wu speaking at Paperless Post - Paperless Post’s series of tech talks continues next mont Gordon D. Jul 23, 2014 6:06 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] WordPress as a subdirectory of a Rails app on Heroku - ​Thank you all for your thoughtful responses! It's terrific (especially for a junior developer) to have this community as a resource. I hope to one day be able to pay it forward. Than Katherine S. Jul 18, 2014 10:10 AM
[JOB] Experienced Ruby on Rails developer - Midtown - Preview not available Ken J. Jul 18, 2014 9:50 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] WordPress as a subdirectory of a Rails app on Heroku - To echo Victor's sentiment, I inherited a codebase that was rails/WordPress on Heroku. Rails and Wordpress are very different frameworks and putting them on different hosts with different sub domains is the way to go. As an aside, m Bryce M. Jul 18, 2014 9:11 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] WordPress as a subdirectory of a Rails app on Heroku - Never put a wordpress blog on the same server as your app for security & performance reasons. Get a separate host & put it on a subdomain. Blog.yourdomain.com . It is not bad for SEO. Look Victor R. Jul 17, 2014 10:11 PM

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