From: Dave S.
Sent on: Thursday, May 23, 2013 11:15 PM
Thanks to everyone for coming out tonight. We had some great discussions.

I just wanted to make sure we captured links to everything that we mentioned. If I missed anything, just reply or let me know and we can get it documented.


Pry, the IRB replacement & debugger:

Note: Be sure to install both pry and pry-doc.

Regular Expressions:

_Learning Ruby_
RubyMKE 101 and 201 (aka Railsbridge curriculum)

Learn Ruby The Hard Way:

Free/Cheap online Ruby course starting June 29th:

Anki Flashcard system:
Derek Sivers on how he used Anki to learn programming languages:

_Pair Programming_

#pairwithme hashtag:

_Online Programming Courses_

_Teaching Programming To Kids_
Scratch programming language:

ModKit (like Scratch but for hardware control):


Artoo - Ruby robotics library

_MadisonRuby Conference_
Free Railsbridge course for women and their guests August 22nd (with install fest the night before)
To attend:
To help teach:

Conference on August 23rd and 24th
Early bird tickets still available:

Kids Code Camp on the 25th (

Ruby Rogues Podcast - VERY highly recommended

Avid Grimm (Creator of #pairwithme) on the Changelog podcast talking pairing and Ruby:

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