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Re: [NYC-rb] [ANN] amex_open_forum 0.0.1 released. - Did I hear any of you say that there must be a catch? Jennifer L. Oct 22, 2012 11:43 AM
[ANN] amex_open_forum 0.0.1 released. - Preview not available Stephen S. Oct 22, 2012 11:16 AM
[JOB] Rails Firecracker for BarkBox! - Preview not available Anni Oct 19, 2012 7:48 PM
[NYC-rb] [JOB] Hack for Humanity - Happy Friday to you! If you're reading your NYC.rb mailing list email on a Friday night, you might be just the right fit for Heartbeat! We're looking an awesome Ruby engineer to join our small and dedicated founding team. We're two engineers, a des Lorenz S. Oct 19, 2012 7:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] AngelHack NYC Free Tickets - The dates on the Eventbrite page are the 17th-18th --- is that correct? I believe Dec 1-2 is Random Hacks of Kindness. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jon Kay Pam S. Oct 19, 2012 3:21 PM
AngelHack NYC Free Tickets - Hello friends, AngelHack's global hackathon competition is coming to town and we wanted to get you discounted ticket c Jon K. Oct 18, 2012 3:11 PM
[NYC-rb] [JOB] Hey Ruby developer! - Preview not available Robert A. Oct 17, 2012 1:14 PM
[ANN] redis_failover 1.0 released - I just released the big 1.0 release of redis_failover. redis_failover is a ZooKeeper-based automatic master/slave failover solution for Redis. Big changes in this release include: Ryan L. Oct 12, 2012 2:13 PM
Pair programmer wanted - Hey all, I'm working to polish up an application that works as a server for an Android/iOS app. it's written with Rails 3.0 using MongoMapper. I'd like to look into upgrading it to Rails 3.2 and perhaps moving to Mongoid. Along the way maybe add a f Vince Oct 11, 2012 2:49 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Brewster - open source launch event at usv - I'll totally attend ;) Sent from my burner iPhone On Oct 10, 2012, at 3:12 PM, Randy Meech wrote: > Hey all - > > Brewster is an NYC-based startup that uses Ruby & recently launched. > We're open sourcing a lot of work Tom C. Oct 10, 2012 8:55 PM
Brewster - open source launch event at usv - Hey all - Brewster is an NYC-based startup that uses Ruby & recently launched. We're open sourcing a lot of work this week that we currently use in production. We'll be holding an event on 10/24 at the USV event space to present what we've been work Randy M. Oct 10, 2012 2:25 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] OrientDB - any stories? - Sounds a lot like NuoDB , who gave a talk at New York Software Engineers last night.  Don't have experience with any of them but they sound cool. Aidan F. Oct 10, 2012 11:39 AM
[NYC-rb] [JOB] Lead Developer AppStori - Hi All, AppStori, a crowdsourcing platform for mobile entrepreneurs is expanding, and looking for a lead developer to be an integral part of the team.  More can be found on:  Arie Oct 10, 2012 10:32 AM
[JOB] All Level Engineers (Front and Back!) at Canvas - Preview not available user 6. Oct 10, 2012 9:18 AM
OrientDB - any stories? - Hey All, Anyone ever used OrientDb?­-db.htm  The claims are pretty awesome, but I'd be interested to hear any actual-use stories. Topper B. Oct 9, 2012 12:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: Spine and File Uploads - Someone on the Spine mailing list pointed me to file-uploader(­-uploader ). I played / wrestled with it Friday...I looked minimal enough but ended up having to construct Stephen S. Oct 8, 2012 8:25 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Re: Spine and File Uploads - Yeah - async file upload is still a huge pain.  Some of the modern browsers make it better, but you'll be falling back to flash for IE me thinks (it's been a while). was what we used Topper B. Oct 8, 2012 4:42 PM
Anyone else sign up for the Design Centric Hackathon? Looks like there's an issue - So a few weeks ago I signed up for this hackathon because it sounded interesting: Andrew R. Oct 8, 2012 4:32 PM
Re: Spine and File Uploads - I'm going to reply to myself for posterity... Spine isn't serializing the file field...I looked at the  implementation of fromForm() Stephen S. Oct 5, 2012 1:29 AM
Spine and File Uploads - Heyo. I have a Spine app - backed by a Rails 3.1 app - but it seems like my  model.fromForm()  method is serializing the appropriate attributes  except  the for the one fed by file Stephen S. Oct 4, 2012 6:22 PM
[ANN] marked-rails 0.0.4 released. - Hi. Marked is a fast Markdown parser and compiler written in JavaScript.  Eastmedia, my employer, has released marked-rails - it does for marked what jquery-rails does fo Stephen S. Oct 4, 2012 10:06 AM
(Meetup event with BEER, swag, candy) Mission Critical Web-Scale NoSQL Transaction Processing in Real-Time - Mission Critical Web-Scale NoSQL Transaction Proc Linda C. Oct 4, 2012 7:05 AM
Anyone got a good ACH processor? - All, There was a discussion some months back about ACHing money from your app to a customer's bank account. Thought I'd kick the question back out to see if anyone has updates. ACHing is a large part of our business and as we grow we're doing more Gary Oct 2, 2012 2:24 PM
2012 Rails Rumble - Registration Open! - Hey everyone! My name is Tom and I'm organizing this year's Rails Rumble ( I just wanted to let everyone know that registration opened up earlier today. Spots are going quickly, so if you plan on competing, be sure to reserve one. Tom M. Oct 1, 2012 4:13 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Coincidentally, the Ruby Rogues just did a podcast on this topic:­hat-is-a-good-starter-project/­ (Well, I say "on& Sam L. Sep 28, 2012 5:03 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Not looking to get paid. On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Herby Raynaud < [address removed] > wrote: Apollo N. Sep 28, 2012 3:57 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Hi Apollo Are you looking to get paid?  If not I have a quick project that I could use some help on. It's for a non-profit that I volunteer for. I need to add some and test a feature to their registration website.  It would involve Herby R. Sep 28, 2012 3:38 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Christina, Thanks for the consideration but I don't think I'm quite there yet - still learning. I am most interested in  RoR peer projects. On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Christina Caruso Apollo N. Sep 28, 2012 3:32 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Hi Apollo! Like you, I am also just learning. user 3. Sep 28, 2012 2:43 PM
INTERNS WANTED!!! - Hope everyone is having a spectacular Friday. We are looking for several interns to come join us and get some real hands-on p Charlie K. Sep 28, 2012 2:38 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Hi Apollo, user 3. Sep 28, 2012 2:37 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Ruby projects - Apollo: Want to post your GitHub account or some programming background so everyone knows how much of a super-stud you are? Just a suggestion. I'll forward your email to a friend in NYC working on a s David K. Sep 28, 2012 2:33 PM
Ruby projects - Hi Rubysts, I am currently learning RoR and plan to make it my main web programing framework. At the moment, I am comfortable with Java, HTML, CSS, MySQL, and PHP.  I am looking for projects to get me to speed w Apollo N. Sep 28, 2012 12:12 PM
[NYC-rb] Self-taught RoR Programmer Looking for Junior Position - Hello Rubyists, Richard K. Sep 25, 2012 7:38 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - Preview not available David K. Sep 25, 2012 4:19 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - Preview not available Hemant K. Sep 25, 2012 4:11 PM
[NYC-rb] [JOB?] Looking for Co-Founder(s) - Hope this sort of post is accepted and welcomed here, if not I apologize in advance! A bit about myself:  I'm a senior at Rutgers University majoring in Computer Science.  I've been doing web development for about a year now and Andrew J. Sep 25, 2012 4:03 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - +1 for Stripe. big fan here. Smart implementation Kevin W. Sep 21, 2012 1:01 PM
RE: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Robert T. Sep 21, 2012 12:55 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Stripe is insanely simple, good pricing, very developer friendly (no affiliation). I got it up and running for the first time in less than an hour. Also check out the user 1. Sep 21, 2012 12:45 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Tyler Tringas wrote: Luke M. Sep 21, 2012 12:25 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - Hi- I am not sure my response speaks directly to Tyler's question, but just a reminder that our startup,couplewise, seedfunded by startupChile,, close to angel funding, is still looking for a senior level Tech Advisor (with CTO potential gary Sep 21, 2012 12:14 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - Tyler: Like Gary, I have good projects for contractors (and FTE's). Our culture is amazing and we don't have lame things like ping pong tables - we have good people and interesting projects. We have a liberal IP policy and have even funded David K. Sep 21, 2012 11:40 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - Tyler, Speaking from the hiring side, we don't have any problem with remote and/or contract workers.  My anecdotal experience around NYC dictates there seems to be plenty of remote contract work to go around.  Perhaps this is a prob Gary Sep 21, 2012 10:58 AM
Why isn't there part-time/flexible Ruby work? - NYC.rb folks, I have a specific ask and a related general discussion topic. Very curious to hear feedback on both. Specific ask: I'm an entrep user 1. Sep 19, 2012 2:36 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Hi Herby, I've gotten a handful of responses, an Aaron K. Sep 14, 2012 10:43 PM
Buddy Programming at WixLounge from 12-3ish - Different Aaron here, I don't want anyone's money, nor am I paying, but I'm going to be at WixLounge (10 w 18th st) from 1 to 3i @aaronchall Sep 14, 2012 11:56 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Herby raynaud that fenced? Its maggio. do you program in ruby? Let's talk seriously. On Sep 14, 2012, at 11:06 AM, Herby Raynaud < herby.raynaud@ user 4. Sep 14, 2012 11:23 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Hi Aaron This is something I might be able to help you with.  Please feel free to contact. Best Herby On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:04 PM, Aaron Knight Herby R. Sep 14, 2012 10:59 AM
NYC PostgreSQL User Group - Hello, I just read a blog post about a survey showing that 60% of Rails devs are PostgreSQL fans so I figure many of Ruby community here in the city would be interested in our NYC PostgreSQL User Group. Next week, we'll be talking about how to marry Jim M. Sep 14, 2012 8:48 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Handling Rails validations with Spine Models. - Hey Stephen, While not specifically spine related, we us ActiveModel::Serializers and have an ErrorSerializer class. Jake H. Sep 14, 2012 1:02 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - I think that's a great solution. It looks like you've got something good going and I wish you the best with this project. It must have been weeks of very hard work to get all of this completed and I think the community will have a resource that Jesse C. Sep 14, 2012 12:25 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Handling Rails validations with Spine Models. - Hello Stephen, I haven't used Spine but I had a similar issue in Backbone (These names are funny, may be next framework will be ribs). Not sure if this will help you but it worked for me in Backbone (Just throwing some ideas) Atul Sep 13, 2012 11:00 PM
Rails tutor / pair programming partner - Hi all, I saw that a few people asked about Aaron K. Sep 13, 2012 9:35 PM
Handling Rails validations with Spine Models. - Greetings. After a more-than-cursory search online - I'm swallowing my pride and come to you, hat in hand with a question. Is there an established pattern for handing sever-side Validation errors in spine so Stephen S. Sep 13, 2012 6:20 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Hi Jesse, Thanks for your insight about guaranteeing bounty funds. Actually, right now the bounty poster has to pay upfront, and they never get their money back- it either goes to the solution they pick, or to a charity if they get no a Bevan Sep 12, 2012 11:33 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] [JOB] Speed dating for development jobs via video chat - Nathan: Cool, are all events 10 interviews for 1 hour? -DK On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:52 PM, Nathan Hurst < nahurst@g David K. Sep 12, 2012 10:55 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Cool site. Great idea if you can't get the answer for free on Stackoverflow or Quora. On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Bevan < bevan.barton@gmail Marcus H. Y. Sep 12, 2012 10:01 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - I would definitely second the escrow idea. It'll be a hassle to get set up but it should give peace of mind to both you and the people posting the bounty On Sep 12,[masked]:51 PM, "Jesse C" < Thomas W. Sep 12, 2012 9:55 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Whatever happens, don't get caught guaranteeing the bounty with non-user (company) funds. I worked for a company that did just that and it ended up costing them a lot of money. A single party would "both end" the transaction, both auctioning Jesse C. Sep 12, 2012 8:44 PM
[JOB] Speed dating for development jobs via video chat - Hirelite introduces developers to a series of companies for face-to-face interviews over video chat. We ha Nathan H. Sep 12, 2012 4:22 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Hi everyone, Thanks for the great feedback on! @Sandy, thanks for signing up and posting a solution! I agree that the solution display / submission process should be improved. I plan to make the solution d Bevan Sep 12, 2012 2:00 PM
NYC Startup Weekend - Hello Everyone! The NYC Startup weekend is taking place September 21-23rd. If you use the promo code "twitter" you get 50% off but is limited to 10 people. You can also use the code "twitter" to get 25%. James L. Sep 12, 2012 12:41 PM
[NYC-rb] [JOB] Tech Lead/Co-Founder - Ruby Engineer - Preview not available Michel C. Sep 12, 2012 12:09 PM
[JOB] Builder/Hacker/Tinkerer/Dreame­r Wanted for Google Ventures Startup - Preview not available Jason F. Sep 12, 2012 11:23 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - @Patrick, To be fair, if you are so unlucky a Peter B. Sep 12, 2012 10:15 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Hey Bevan, Looks cool and all but as a progra PatrickTulskie Sep 12, 2012 9:55 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - I tried it out and posted an answer. The interface is clean and I like the idea. An area for improvement might be on the display and submission of solutions.  My answer: Sandy V. Sep 12, 2012 5:52 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Feedback on - Hey Bevan, Neat idea. I don't have any design or concept suggestions for you, but I did notice the site would hang on loading any page for about 10 - 20 seconds while waiting for http://api.airbrake. user 3. Sep 12, 2012 3:30 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - I live in Clinton Hill and love it. On Sep 11, 2012, at 8:51 PM, "Stewart Mckinney" < [address removed] > wrote: Holly Sep 11, 2012 9:46 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - I second Crown Heights; Franklin Avenue is fairly 20-something friendly with lots of bars and coffee shops popping up everywhere. I live near the area and like it pretty well. Plus it's fairly affordable. On Tue, Sep David H. Sep 11, 2012 9:33 PM
Please join us - Social Good Summit - Holly Sep 11, 2012 7:06 PM
Feedback on - Hi all, I thought I'd pick your brains about Bountify, a Rails app I built recently: Bountify lets you post programming question Bevan Sep 9, 2012 11:51 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - Might I recommend West ( as in west of Utica Ave ) Brooklyn? Crown Heights is coming up, Prospect Heights is very nice, and Gowanus/Carroll Gardens/Bed Stuy/Clinton Hill/Fort Greene are all pretty reasonable, and fun places to live. Stewart M. Sep 9, 2012 8:50 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - Hi Atul, You will want to check out the NY Tech Group here on Meetup. This topic has been discussed before, but because of the poor quality * of searching D.A. G. Sep 9, 2012 4:44 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - Hi Atul, Glad to have another software engineer here. As those of us who are hiring teams can tell you, we could use some more. :-) There's a Luke M. Sep 9, 2012 12:26 PM
Moving to NYC - Recent Grad - Hi Guys, Please let me know if this is not the right place / correct way to ask a question. I tried searching for a forum where I could post my question but I only got hold of this mailing list. I am recent CS grad, moving to NYC for my Atul Sep 8, 2012 3:17 PM
[ANN] open sourced. - A few months ago Eastmedia, my employeer, had a two day hackathon. One of the products was . One massive and loud chatroom / social experiment - where you can delete other chatter' Stephen S. Sep 4, 2012 6:26 PM
Introduction from a <= junior developer looking for work and mentorship - Hello NYC.rb Group, Kevin M. Aug 24, 2012 10:11 AM
From Bits to Git on Monday, Aug 27th! - Heyo, Tess Z Aug 23, 2012 1:54 PM
[JOB] Technical Lead/ROR Developer: - Preview not available Tim F. Aug 20, 2012 11:11 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] i need an RoR tutor... - There's a small, free marketplace of Rails mentors and apprentices at . I've been a mentor on there for a couple of years and had some great experiences meeting folks for coffee. Dan C. Aug 20, 2012 10:52 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] i need an RoR tutor... - On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Matt Salerno < [address removed] > wrote: Matthew S. Aug 20, 2012 12:10 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] i need an RoR tutor... - Hi Nicholas, I've been doing web development for about 7 years and Rails specifically for one year. Here is my linked in­ahashraf sarah Aug 20, 2012 12:07 PM
i need an RoR tutor... - Hi, Rubyists - After working with Rails devs for 6 years, I'm finally ready to suck it up and learn a bit myself. Planning to use this textbook ( user 3. Aug 20, 2012 11:49 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Need somebody to pair program with me - It's not full-on multiple-hour pair programming, but you are certainly welcome to bring your questions to Hacker Hours on Thursday or Aidan F. Aug 20, 2012 11:39 AM
Need somebody to pair program with me - Hey Everyone, I'm working on finishing up/polishing a rails 3.0 project and would love an extra set of eyes to help me out.  I've got some good ruby experience (5+ years) and so would like to work with somebody who knows what he Vince Aug 20, 2012 11:01 AM
[JOB] Tech Lead/Co-Founder - Ruby Engineer - Preview not available user 2. Aug 15, 2012 6:01 PM
Announcing: Rack::Attack! - throttle & block abusive clients - Happy Wednesday, NYC.rb! I'm announcing Rack::Attack, a middleware for throttling and blocking http clients. Check it out:­/rack-attack WHY!? Web sites sometimes get some unwanted attention from attackers, naive Aaron S. Aug 15, 2012 10:43 AM
[JOB] Lead Product Engineer - Design Related - Lead Product Engineer The Lead Product Engineer is involved in all phases of the development cycle, from spec to coding. At design:related, the Lead creates and executes digital strategies in all key areas of product developm user 9. Jul 23, 2012 5:49 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Semaphore App - I been using it about a week. Still have an interesting date issue in our unit tests that seem to fail in semaphore only. The team is Dmitriy L. Jul 23, 2012 12:42 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Semaphore App - Travis CI ( ) has been getting a lot of attention lately. Open Source only for now. On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Raghu Kamat < Paulo C. Jul 17, 2012 8:42 PM
Semaphore App - Just read about this cool app that tends to make continuous intergration painless Let me know if there's anything Raghu K. Jul 12, 2012 9:21 AM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - OK! Mat and Brian -- Let's plan on having you each present talks of up to 20 minutes. Can you each please send me a talk title and very brief description off list? Paul -- How about doing a lightning talk at the beginning to get things started? We Bryan H. Jul 9, 2012 8:09 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - I'd very much recommend this talk, but it should really be given at 3x speed and finished in 5 minutes for the full effect. Thanks, Srushti On 09-Jul-2012, at 11:41 PM, Brian Guthrie wrote: > I don't have anything Cassandra-relate Srushti Jul 9, 2012 2:45 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - I second this. On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 2:15 PM, Dmitriy Likhten < [address removed] > wrote: sarah Jul 9, 2012 2:36 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - I vote on this talk :) Rails magic is probably the biggest pain I feel when I need to understand it, so I'd love to hear about it. --Dmitriy On Jul 9, 2012, at 2:11 PM, Brian Guthrie wrote: > I don't have anything Cassandra-related, but I hav Dmitriy L. Jul 9, 2012 2:14 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - I don't have anything Cassandra-related, but I have a 15-minute talk on "too much magic" in code - what we talk about when we talk about magic, why magic is a bullshit term, and how to demagickify your Ruby. If that sounds interesting, I'd be happy to Brian G. Jul 9, 2012 2:04 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - I could pile onto that by giving a short talk on storing time series data in Cassandra based on the work I've done for Paul On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 Paul D. Jul 9, 2012 1:42 PM
Re: [NYC-rb] Speakers wanted for tomorrow's NYC.rb - Mat, I've spent the better part of the past few days just absorbing Cassandra knowledge in preparation for a new project. I'd love to hear what you have to say, especially if you have tips on setting up and administrating rings in addition to the thin PatrickTulskie Jul 9, 2012 1:01 PM

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