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Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - I have had no luck finding someone to pair with let alone someone who is good enough and serious enough to pair with. Vietnhi P. Aug 9, 2013 10:38 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Hey Frank, To add to the ongoing discussion, I find myself in the same position as you. As someone else mentioned before, Amy H. Aug 9, 2013 10:13 AM
Ruby Site to Teach Programming and More - Hi All,  I created  Ariel K. Aug 9, 2013 9:11 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Hey Frank, Here is the top thing that I can recommend. Join a few open source projects! There are thousands on Github that are always looking for help. Fork a repo and start coding. You'll gain Bojan S. Aug 9, 2013 9:09 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Hi Frank, I was in a very similar position to where you are now something like 6-8 months ago, and I was recently able to move into a web developer role at my current employer.  I'll tell you what I did to get here an Matt N. Aug 9, 2013 8:56 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Frank, I suspect it will be worthwhile for you to check out this interview of Ira Glass: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=BI23U7U2aUY jimmy p. Aug 9, 2013 7:31 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Hi Frank, Like you, I decided to become a full time web developer toward the end of last year. I feel like your story resinates a lot with my experience of going down the self-teaching path initially. I got to a stage whe user 9. Aug 9, 2013 12:32 AM
Looking for career guidance on bridging the gap... - Hello Ladies and Gents, My name is Frank. I'm an aspiring Ruby developer, and I would sincerely appreciate some career guidance. Thank you so very much in advance! I'm proud to be a part of this fantast Frank Aug 8, 2013 7:29 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - Jonathan- This is amazing, I will drop a like seperately , we should connect and discuss the next steps and potential uses of this information. Sandeep S. Aug 7, 2013 12:59 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - I've been working on 2 products for FairHealth.  We have billions of Jonathan K. Aug 7, 2013 10:38 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - I might be a little late to the party in this thread, but I am also working in the Healthcare world, particularly on a care management app in rails, and would absolutely love to meet, share, compare notes and commiserate with any rubyists w Brandon H. Aug 6, 2013 11:09 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - If you're looking for a good place to plug into the Health IT community in NYC, Blueprint Health ( www.blueprinthealth.org ) might be a good place to start.  There is always a great selection o Mike G. Aug 6, 2013 7:18 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - I run a healthcare start up that is standardizing the user experience for patients as they interact with any physician's website. Happy to chat! -Zaid -- CrystalMD http://crystalmd.com On Aug 6, 2013, at 12:54 PM, David Michael zaid Aug 6, 2013 6:25 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - Hi David, Cool--would love to have Michael C. Aug 6, 2013 2:21 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - On Aug 6, 2013, at 12:55 PM, David Michael wrote: > Out of curiosity, is anyone on the list interested in "Health IT", EHR, or similar? This is probably only tangentially related, but my company (LogCheck) makes sof Benjamin R. Aug 6, 2013 1:42 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - Very cool Michael. I run a project called mHealth some of your attendees might be interested in, you can check it out here: https://mhealth.att.com/ -D David K. Aug 6, 2013 1:31 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - I am. Vietnhi P. Aug 6, 2013 1:29 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - Thanks for this Michael - this is almost exactly what I was hoping to get :) Ill join up and be in touch. David On Aug 6, 2013, at 1:14 PM, Michael Carroll wrote: > Hi David, > > I actually organize a meetup group for hacker David M. Aug 6, 2013 1:18 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Hacking Healthcare - Hi David, I actually organize a meetup group for hackers working on healthcare, or interested in getting involved (http://www.meetup.com/HealthD­evsNYC/). We usually meet monthly and have an active listerv ([address removed]) that I would Michael C. Aug 6, 2013 1:09 PM
Hacking Healthcare - Out of curiosity, is anyone on the list interested in "Health IT", EHR, or similar? Perhaps you are working at company doing such work, or perhaps you are just interested. If so, who are you? Wanna chat? We can talk here in public or you can hit me up off David M. Aug 6, 2013 12:51 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - Preview not available Sam L. Aug 5, 2013 7:17 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Lee Edwards < [address removed] > wrote: Sam L. Aug 5, 2013 7:00 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - On 08/05/[masked]:34 PM, Lee Edwards wrote: > It's possible pairing is not for you, and that's ok! But if you plan on > pairing, you should probably figure out how to adapt to the styles of > your various pairs. That almost always means using both verba Yitz S. Aug 5, 2013 6:58 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - Preview not available Lee E. Aug 5, 2013 6:32 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - On 08/05/[masked]:13 PM, Sam Livingston-Gray wrote: > Are you sure that pairing is for you? (It's not for everyone, and that's okay.) > > It sounds like you're relatively new to pairing. You've already had > some feedback about your style. Whi Yitz S. Aug 5, 2013 6:32 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] TDD job ideas - Preview not available Sam L. Aug 5, 2013 2:25 PM
CI Startup from Boston Coming Down to Say Hello, Talk Testing & Buy Coffee - Hi folks,  Sarah F. Aug 5, 2013 12:17 PM
TDD job ideas - Hi list, I wonder if anyone can throw in two cents. I'm looking for a Rails job in NYC or north Jersey. I'm very interested in XP, and particularly in TDD; the sorts of practices advocated by e.g. Uncle Bob in his Agile book. I've interviewed wi Yitz S. Aug 5, 2013 9:21 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] How would you implement service interaction with widgets? - Preview not available John C. Aug 2, 2013 2:49 PM
How would you implement service interaction with widgets? - Hey all, Here is something I have been pondering about: I have one main app and one services (two Rails applications deployed to different domains, I am extracting the serv Kliment M. Aug 2, 2013 11:49 AM
Need some help with spree - Hi, I am working on a project, and us Jaffery Jul 30, 2013 3:24 PM
Flatiron School - Free iOS Workshop and iOS Semester - Hi Everyone, As I'm sure most of you know, I run the  Avi F. Jul 28, 2013 2:39 PM
I'm teaching a Skillshare class on vertically scaling web apps using Varnish and ESI - http://bit.ly/12xjnTx - Course details - http://bit.ly/12xjnTx I'll go over basic to intermediate level techniques to use varnish and ESI to accelerate your rack/rails/sinatra app without adding John C. Jul 15, 2013 4:19 PM
[ANN] flickr_airlift 0.4.0 released - flickr_airlift comes with two executables: flickr_airlift:   scrapes images of a flickr_user. The size you get back depends on Stephen S. Jul 15, 2013 4:05 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [ANN] citibikenyc v0.0.1 - AFAIK there is no official docs The endpoints are based on this: https://groups.google.com/foru­m/#!topic/artsec Edgar G. Jul 15, 2013 12:00 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [ANN] citibikenyc v0.0.1 - Nice!  Is there API documentation available somewhere?  All I could find is the "Get the Data" link in the bottom right of this page: http://citibikenyc.com/system-­da Aidan F. Jul 15, 2013 11:39 AM
[ANN] citibikenyc v0.0.1 - A gem wrapper for CitibikeNYC API - citibikenyc.com Install Install and require the gem manually or through bundler. Usage Edgar G. Jul 15, 2013 11:16 AM
[JOB] Agile Developer at Cyrus Innovation - Preview not available user 1. Jul 11, 2013 2:32 PM
Slides from ETL with Ruby & Go - Thanks everyone for coming last night! It was great to share some of the stuff we have been working on and get some feedback. The slides from the talk are at https://speakerdeck.com/dmicha­el/etl-with-ruby-and-go David David M. Jul 10, 2013 9:50 AM
[JOB] FarmersWeb seeks mid level full-stack RoR developer (Food+Tech) - Seth Jul 9, 2013 11:30 AM
[JOB] Unpakt looking for a Senior Software Engineer - Hi all, Please find attached a job description for Unpakt. ------------------------------­--------- Elie T. Jul 8, 2013 2:06 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - Democracy at work :) On Jul 8, 2013, at 1:13 AM, Bryan Helmkamp < [address removed] > wrot David M. Jul 8, 2013 7:51 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - Thanks for volunteering, David. The list hath spoken, and we look forward to seeing your talk on Tuesday! Please shoot me an email if you have any questions. See you then. Cheers, Bryan H. Jul 8, 2013 1:12 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] [ANN] useful_duration 0.0.2 - fun :^) On Jul 7,[masked]:53 PM, "Stephen Schor" < [address removed] > wrote: Jesse C. Jul 7, 2013 4:02 PM
[ANN] useful_duration 0.0.2 - Finally - a  useful Stephen S. Jul 7, 2013 9:15 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - As the client for the work David did, I encourage him to do this talk. Troy On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 11:55 AM, David Michael &l Troy D. Jul 5, 2013 1:17 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - +1 ruby go — Sent from The Road On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 12:29 PM, Tom Clark < [address removed] sam o. Jul 5, 2013 12:36 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - +1 for ruby/go Sent from my burner iPhone On Jul 5, 2013, at 11:54 AM, David Michael < Tom C. Jul 5, 2013 12:28 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - I have recently been using Ruby and Go together in a large ETL process. I think there might be an interesting talk in there somewhere about concurrent programming in Ruby and how we used Go for things that made Ruby sad. For folks passively David M. Jul 5, 2013 11:51 AM
Speaker(s) for July 9th meetup - Hello, Any volunteers to speak at NYC.rb on Tuesday, July 9th? We have an opening on our calendar. Typically our pre-scheduled talks range from 20-40 mins, so we're quite flexible. Anything related to Ruby directly or tangentially would be good. Bryan H. Jul 5, 2013 11:16 AM
Hey! You should come to NickelCityRubyConf - 9/20-21 - Buffalo, NY - Hey NYC folk! There's another side to your great state of New York, and I'd love if you visited Buffalo this September for 2 days of learning, discussion, and good times. We have a great speaker lineup and I think you'll get a l Nick Q. Jul 3, 2013 11:25 AM
JOB: Software Engineer: Ruby on Rails (ROR) for EdTech (Education Technology) Start Up - Hi Everyone, My name is Amit. I work for Kaplan Test Prep in NYC (visit us at www.kaptest.com ). (We're part of Kaplan Inc. ( www.kaplan.com Amit Jul 1, 2013 11:49 AM
Recruit Junior Devs: App Academy Open House - Preview not available Kush Jul 1, 2013 10:32 AM
[JOB?] Available/looking for a part-time project - Hey NYC-rb, I am currently available/looking for a part time project (~20h/week, can be on-site), be it joining an existing team or taking on that project you had no resources to complete. I am a f Kliment M. Jul 1, 2013 10:25 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] CodeNow with NYC High School Students 7/1 - 8/13 - Hey Jeff, Would also be interested in helping out with the curriculum. I'm currently in training for the TEALS program that does something similar to codenow but is part of the actual high school curriculum. I&# Kevin M. Jun 30, 2013 3:52 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] CodeNow with NYC High School Students 7/1 - 8/13 - Hey Jeff, I'm a college student in Hoboken, b user 3. Jun 30, 2013 3:27 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] CodeNow with NYC High School Students 7/1 - 8/13 - Hi Jeff, I'm a programmer in nyc who also happens to be a person of color. This sounds like a great program and I'd love to help out by volunteering. Aarai M. Jun 30, 2013 12:28 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] CodeNow with NYC High School Students 7/1 - 8/13 - Jeff, I'm definitely interested in helping out. I believe I could do a few partial days, especially mornings. I'm Troy D. Jun 30, 2013 12:11 AM
CodeNow with NYC High School Students 7/1 - 8/13 - Hi All, From the been-on-my-to-do-list-forever department... For about the last two years Jumpstart Lab has run the instructional program for a great little non-profit, CodeNow ( Jeff C. Jun 29, 2013 11:22 PM
[JOB] NYC Software Developer - Arete Inc. - Preview not available Ly C. Jun 28, 2013 9:31 AM
[ANN] flickr_airlift 0.3.4 - Like a pork shoulder - this repository begs to be followed and pulled. Stephen S. Jun 27, 2013 11:46 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Lock picking at ShopKeep June 25th @ 6:00pm - Cool, hope I get to New York tomorrow to be there. On Jun 24,[masked]:59 PM, "Duncan Grazier" < [address removed] > wrote: Moises V. Jun 24, 2013 2:19 PM
Lock picking at ShopKeep – June 25th @ 6:00pm - Hi all, We've invited speed lock picker, and security "anthropologist" Schuyler Towne to come in and teach us about how locks work, and their history. Come to ShopKeep and l Duncan G. Jun 24, 2013 1:48 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] - Hey Phil, I think some of my student from Flatiron School would be perfect for this, specifically Alex Gorski Avi F. Jun 24, 2013 9:29 AM
[JOB] - Hi Everyone, My name is Phil Goulet, and I own P2 Digital, a small development shop focused on startups. I was hired to be a technical team lead for a project based in NYC. I am looking to bring on 1 or 2 RoR develo Phil G. Jun 24, 2013 9:01 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Code And Coffee tomorrow - Just FYI, there's a whole meetup group dedicated to anyone scheduling these impromptu get-togethers, so you might try adding it there: http://www.meetup.com/Hack-Sna­ck/ Aidan F. Jun 18, 2013 12:51 AM
Code And Coffee tomorrow - Come mock my Sinatra skills. Or bring something you're working on. Or let's play with Elixir. Starbucks at 4th St. and University Place in Manhattan. I'll be at a big table. Troy Troy D. Jun 17, 2013 10:01 PM
Discount for GothamJS Conf - Hello, Tickets are available for GothamJS, the annual one-day, single-track JavaScript conference at the awesome Auditorium on Broadway. Last year we sold out, so get your tickets soon. For NYC.rb Meetup members, use the code Gray H. Jun 17, 2013 9:32 PM
[JOB] Operations Engineers at GroupMe - Preview not available John P. Jun 16, 2013 11:39 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - hello, i just joined the group, but was part of the discussion.  seems like it was decided the day is thursday.  what time and where?  is it possible to get as much interest for a weekend day? Robert Van S. Jun 13, 2013 7:59 AM
[JOB] Ruby Developer - All Out - Preview not available Kate Jun 12, 2013 2:43 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - Preview not available James G. Jun 9, 2013 3:42 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - Vincent, For starting sqlite is probably the easiest path of least resistance. It is zero configuration, super easy to set up, and fast enough for small sites (lets say a few million re Dmitriy L. Jun 7, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - Hi Vincent,  Responses have been centered around which db to use but it might be good to consider your requirements. I'm a database junky and swim in and out of pros / cons of every type of database (RDMS, NoSQL, NewS Ryan Jun 7, 2013 12:24 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - I used Vacuum before, it did pretty much what I think you wanted. Check this out  https://github.com/eLobato/Tre­asure-hunter  , it's deployed on Daniel L. Jun 7, 2013 8:39 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - Hey Stephen, I haven't used the affiliate api but lately I've been working on amazon's fulfillment api. Just a tho Haris A. Jun 6, 2013 10:41 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - Is it link farming if you have a site that is about products and you give people the ability to buy them online? Thanks for the gem recommendations and thoughtful off-list replies. Stephen S. Jun 6, 2013 10:29 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - Don't leave your MacBook on the train or the MTA will sell it.  Does anyone know how I can attach my affiliate code to this MTA auction?  Will S. Jun 6, 2013 10:02 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - please keep personal replies off-list. this is list is way noisy as it stands. On Jun 6,[masked]:52 AM, "Aidan Feldman" < [address removed] > wrote: Jesse C. Jun 6, 2013 10:00 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Amazon Affiliate Program and API - Um, isn't that called link-farming? On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Stephen Schor < beholdthepand Aidan F. Jun 6, 2013 9:26 AM
Amazon Affiliate Program and API - Hello. Has anyone played around with the Amazon Affiliate program and its API? In General: I'm looking to build links that include Stephen S. Jun 6, 2013 12:20 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - HI Vincent, I know we have a lot of Postgresql fans on the list, but contrary to popular reports, MySQL is not completely dead. :) MySQL is going strong and has spawned a number of creative forks. If you are interested in hearing more a Brian G. Jun 4, 2013 7:29 PM
I have 23 Ruby developers for hire - NYC Rubyists, I'm excited to head your way tomorrow for GORUCO. Last year I was given the opportunity to talk about our Hungry Academy experiment at LivingSocial: Jeff C. Jun 4, 2013 6:43 PM
[JOB] Lead full-stack Rails Dev Needed! - Hi everyone, a client of mine is looking for a lead Rails developer. If you are interested, please email [address removed] with your resume, github, etc. Thanks! -- Matt Rogish Matt R. Jun 4, 2013 6:10 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] GORUCO ticket - I would also love to purchase a ticket if anyone can't make it.  The alcohol on the yacht cruise itself makes it worth it :-) Regards, Manish (646)[masked] Manish Jun 4, 2013 1:37 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] Full Stack Engineer at Bondsy in DUMBO - Not a fit. Good luck, Bruce On Jun 4,[masked]:13 AM, "Joshua Goldstein" < [address removed] > wrote: Bruce I. Jun 4, 2013 11:46 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] GORUCO ticket - Hey All,      I am on the hunt for two more tickets. This one may be gone, but if anyone else is interested in selling tickets, please reach out.  Sara C. Jun 4, 2013 11:07 AM
[JOB] Full Stack Engineer at Bondsy in DUMBO - Bondsy  is looking for an experienced engineer who is passionate about building a great social network. Joshua G. Jun 4, 2013 10:11 AM
RE: [NYC-rb] GORUCO ticket - love to attend, if possible From: hakan.ensar becks Jun 4, 2013 10:07 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] GORUCO ticket - I'm interested if still available Sent from my iPhone On Jun 4, 2013, at 8:45 AM, Hakan Ensari < Abu E. Jun 4, 2013 9:58 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] GORUCO ticket - I'll take it if its still available Sent from my iPhone On Jun 4, 2013, at 8:45 AM, Hakan Ensari < Georg K. Jun 4, 2013 9:48 AM
GORUCO ticket - I'm unable to attend. If anyone's interested, please ping. Hakan E. Jun 4, 2013 4:58 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - Thanks for all of your suggestions. I'll be watching the videos from Database Month and from 10gen for more background on these things. Right now, I'm keeping my current project in postgresql but I will try out Mongo and others when Vincent Jun 3, 2013 9:30 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - Here is a discussion group for the suggested study group. Those that are interested please join, we could figure out initial steps and get this going: Dev M. Jun 3, 2013 12:50 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - I'm down for Thursday On Jun 3, 2013, at user 5. Jun 3, 2013 12:22 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - Perhaps you guys can communicate directly so as not to spam the Matt C. Jun 3, 2013 12:21 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Databases - Yes, I agree with this email and it's contents. It's objective and informative to allow a developer to use their best judgement for the sake of the project that they are working on. I do like Clusterix and their appr Robert Van S. Jun 3, 2013 12:18 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - Thursday sounds good On Jun 3,[masked]:06 PM, "Jesse C" < [address removed] > wrote: Emmanuel E. Jun 3, 2013 12:15 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - Chris mentioned Thursday is good for him. Sounds good? We should be able to come up with a venue... On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Jesse Callaway < Jesse C. Jun 3, 2013 12:01 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] RoR Study Partner - Queens/Nassau - I'm in Astoria... let's figure out when and where to meet up. On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Oscar Gonzalez < Jesse C. Jun 3, 2013 11:59 AM

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