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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 Rashaun Snuggs S. 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. Avi F. 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, 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
Re: [NYC-rb] WordPress as a subdirectory of a Rails app on Heroku - You don't want them running on the same dyno, they have different web servers on heroku. (The php dyno's are either apache or nginx) It's worth proxying to another app if you require it to be a subdirectory. It's a lot easie Francis G. Jul 17, 2014 9:25 PM
WordPress as a subdirectory of a Rails app on Heroku - Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone on this list has had the opportunity to deploy a Rails app on Heroku with a WordPress blog in a subdirectory. (e.g. domain.com/blog ) Katherine S. Jul 17, 2014 5:15 PM
Developer asks for your help looking for work - new to Ruby but not co ding - Preview not available Mario C. Jul 16, 2014 9:47 PM
[JOB] Ruby Engineer for Edtech Startup - Branching Minds ( www.branchingminds.com David M Jul 15, 2014 12:48 PM
[JOB] Looking for Mid-Level Ruby Developer - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} PatrickTulskie Jul 15, 2014 12:27 PM
CukeUp! NY returns to Brooklyn this September - Explore various aspects of Behavior Driven Development at CukeUp ! this September in Brooklyn.  This two day conference is split betwe Theo E. Jul 10, 2014 10:33 AM
Teach an hour every other week at CUNY? - Preview not available Peter B. Jul 9, 2014 7:47 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker needed for 7/8 nyc.rb meetup - Awesome, thanks guys! We'll kick the evening off with a short talk by Snuggs followed by this talk by Ben. On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Benjamin Stein Josh K. Jul 7, 2014 11:19 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker needed for 7/8 nyc.rb meetup - Bonjour! I have a 5-10min presentation on entitled: "If 'if' Was Obscelete or: How I learned to program from my mother". It briefly touches on Celluloid...briefly. Take care! Rashaun Snuggs S. Jul 7, 2014 10:20 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker needed for 7/8 nyc.rb meetup - I have a talk called "8 years of Rails" that I could present.  Mobile Commons has been in production for 8 years (!) and this talk overs our technology stack then and now; specifically, what technol Benjamin S. Jul 7, 2014 10:18 AM
Speaker needed for 7/8 nyc.rb meetup - All, Looks like we still need a speaker for tomorrow's nyc.rb presentation. Does anyone have anything which they'd like to show off or discuss? Open to multiple shorter talks if no one is Josh K. Jul 7, 2014 9:40 AM
[JOB] Senior Ruby Developer – Full Stack - DESCRIPTION Simone T. Jul 4, 2014 2:50 PM
[JOB]The No 1 Real Estate Agency based in NYC is looking for a passionate Ruby on Rails Developer‏ - Preview not available Mathangi S. Jul 2, 2014 6:22 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: [NYC-rb] - Muhammad good info; is this true only for H1B's? Does apply to L1s as well? What if you were a self taught CTO (hence exec) of a US-based startup for a year (minimum time to apply for an L1 for a US based company), and then your company Mohamed A. Jul 2, 2014 3:22 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] - Hi Emma (and NYC-rb! I'm a lurker from London), Like James said we have plenty of Ruby jobs on this side of the pond so do feel free to introduce yourself to the LRUG list. I've put ev Ali Jul 2, 2014 3:07 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] - To get employment permit in US you need to have a degree in the related field or three years of equivalent experience for lack  every one year of related education(total of four years) Muhammad A. Jul 2, 2014 2:23 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] - Emma, have you tried reaching out to the LRUG list/group? I usually see tons of opportunities there every day or so with jobs and internships that you might find appropriate? You can find ' James C. Jul 2, 2014 2:18 PM
(no subject) - Emma Jul 2, 2014 1:43 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hi NYC-RB! - Sam, I am glad you wrote to the nyc-rb-list and would love to share some experience with you on a project.  If you have time to speak, maybe we can start with a phone call and define the project, goals, and cadence. Chad W P. Jul 1, 2014 8:43 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - Hello, My name is Ra'Shaun Stovall. I'm known through the community as "Snuggs". I won't get into projects i've worked in because that's somewhat of a pissing contest (IMHO).  Where I believ Rashaun Snuggs S. Jul 1, 2014 8:24 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - Hey Everyone. I was wondering if anyone on this list would be willing to tutor/mentor a novice looking to learn how to code proficiently with Ruby on Rails. The mentoring would take place online all virtually and I just w Kofi F. Jul 1, 2014 7:12 PM
Hi NYC-RB! - Hello everyone, I'm relatively new to Ruby/Rails programming and I'm currently going through an online bootcamp (Tealeaf Academy ~ 14 weeks).  I've gotten through the the first third which teaches Ruby, Sinat user 9. Jul 1, 2014 5:14 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - This is a wonderful approach. I'm taking a very similar approach with my company Wizard Development. We're also a mix of junior and senior developers but we're solving a slightly different problem. While we're also a dev tea Francis G. Jul 1, 2014 4:03 PM
[Job] ChallengePost is looking for a great Senior Developer who wants to make an impact - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ilya K. Jul 1, 2014 1:08 PM
[JOB] Junior Rails developer/Intern Position - Looking for Junior Rails developer/Intern Hi all, We are an ear Ken L. Jun 30, 2014 12:33 PM
Programming Retreat in Costa Rica - Hey all, Casey Jun 30, 2014 12:06 PM
[Job] Lead RoR developer - Hi everyone, Concert Window ( http://concertwindow.com ) is looking for a full stack RoR engineer to come in as our Lead Developer.  We are a funded startup (team of s Jonathan Jun 30, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails dev for contract - The attachment didn't work with the list, so you can take a look at my resume here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a9kg­0dflpjp1rum/ben_lamothe.pdf ben l. Jun 28, 2014 3:10 PM
Rails dev for contract - Hi. I'm a dev with 8 years experience as a software engineer, about 2.5 of those years with Rails. I'm looking for Rails contract projects. My resume is attached. If you have a project you think could be a good fit, reach out. ben l. Jun 28, 2014 1:03 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - Thanks James, that's very kind of you, much appreciated.  As always, an ideas / thoughts / features on how I could improve, I'd love to use that feedback to learn and make it better. Stephen R. Jun 26, 2014 3:42 PM
[Job] Looking in NYC for a Sr. ROR Engineer | Architect - Hello from Spreemo! We’re looking for Sr. Rails Engineer who will help re-architect and develop our core healthcare marketplace platform. We are rebuilding our architecture from PHP into Ruby on Rails, and ar Skillibo B. Jun 26, 2014 3:32 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - Stephen- wanted to say, really love rubynow. Always been a great resource! best james On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 2:4 James C. Jun 26, 2014 3:04 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - I run rubynow.com (one of the oldest ruby jobs boards - if not the oldest). If you're a junior developer and want to send me your information (in confidence) I'd be more than happy to Stephen R. Jun 26, 2014 2:40 PM
Re: [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - To everyone who has contacted me regarding a junior development position, I'm sorry if I haven't responded to you yet.  I'm not ignoring you; I've simply been inundated by people interested in mentorship, and responding to Adam M. Jun 26, 2014 11:28 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] [Hire][Jobs] Senior developers - On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Jason K. < [address removed] > wrote: Adam M. Jun 24, 2014 5:04 PM

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