Talk About Ruby and Rails!

Greetings everyone! We're back!

We'll be holding our first Meetup in a little over a year on Tuesday the 19th of February, at the Calgary iStockPhoto office near Inglewood (Suite 200 -[masked]th Ave SE).

This meeting will serve as a launching point for an ever-changing community driven group of YYC Rubyists and Rails Developers.

As such our first meeting will be two short presentations serving as introductions to Ruby and Rails respectively. Followed by a group meeting where you(that's right… YOU) have a chance to steer the group towards amazing topics in the Ruby/Rails field of programming. Whether it be a talk on testing, coding hack-a-thons, coding challenges, or even Lightning Talks. All ideas are welcome!

Whether you're a Ruby/Rails newbie and want to learn from and meet others in Calgary, or a seasoned professional and want to hang out with people with a similar passion for Ruby and/or Rails programming. You are encouraged to attend.

Refreshments(e.g. pizza) will be provided. So come on out!

See you on the 19th!

Ben(@bennett_stevens), Rails Meetup Group
Scott(@sgibsoncraig), Ruby Meetup Group

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  • Luu D.

    Thanks for the presentation Scott, Tamer, and Ben! Good to see the community for Ruby and Rails is back. Hope to attend more sessions in the near future. What was that link where we can go and give suggestions/feedback again?

    February 19, 2013

    • Ben S.

      Oh sorry I thought I replied to this earlier, its yycruby.org. Thanks for attending!

      February 19, 2013

  • Derek S.

    Thanks very much, was a good time. Filled out the survey. One thing I'd definitely like to see/discuss at the meetups is the idea that RoR isn't scalable. Seems to be the most prevalent criticism, and I tend to think if you don't rely on ActiveRecord for sensitive queries it should be fine. I really don't know what all the issues are yet, though.

    February 19, 2013

  • Ben S.

    Hi guys! Thanks for the feedback! The URL is yycruby.org

    February 19, 2013

  • Terence G.

    Great venue and catering, thanks iStockphoto/Getty Images. May want to consider unplugging the video game at the back of the room however. Too many memories of my misspent youth.

    February 19, 2013

  • Kevin M.

    Sorry, can't make it tonight due to a crisis at work.

    February 19, 2013

  • Kaz W.

    Forgot about other plans I made. :-(

    February 19, 2013

  • Tim U.

    Thanks for getting things organized Ben, if you need any help let me know, I'm in Inglewood, so the venue is nice and close.

    February 4, 2013

  • Steve T.

    Looking forward to this! Thanks for helping out with this, Ben.

    January 29, 2013

  • Derek S.

    Thanks so much for doing this! Looking forward to attending.

    January 28, 2013

  • Derek S.

    Excellent! Been looking forward to something like this, thanks for organizing!

    January 28, 2013

  • Terence G.

    Cool, looking forward to it.

    January 28, 2013

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