The Atlanta Ruby Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

The Atlanta Ruby Meetup is our monthly main event.


6:30-7:00 Food / Networking
7:15 til ~9:00: Presentations

We are meeting at the Centergy Building (Hodges Room, 3rd floor) in Tech Square, next to GA Tech (map).

This week Travis Bailey will be presenting his SpreeCommerce ( case study and Jonathan Wallace will be giving a talk on Maglev ( Ho-Sheng Hsiao will also be telling us about the "Secrets of let()".

Also this week, our friends at Engine Yard ( will be sponsoring a drink-up afterwards at our usual, Cypress Street (

Interested in Speaking? Want to showoff your Ruby project or Ruby-related technology? Want to suggest a topic? Let us know!

Parking on the street is limited. If you are willing to walk a few blocks you can likely find a spot.
There is $1.5/hour parking in a surface lot across the street near Barnes and Noble. Credit cards accepted. The once collapsed parking deck connected to the building is back in service! Cheapest parking is the surface lot across from The Cheetah, I believe they are $4/day cash only.

The Midtown Marta station is a few blocks away, the Tech Trolley (free) runs from it to the door of the Centergy Building.

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  • Al S.

    The Ruby-on-Rails based "Software as a Service" course
    I mentioned a couple of months will have another offering,
    now at, started on Sept 24, 2012. Here is the URL:

    Al Snow

    September 1, 2012

  • David E.

    Really enjoyed the Ruby meetup last night. This was my first event for this group, and it was a good experience getting to meet folks, and learning from the speakers. I'm looking forward to the next meeting!

    August 9, 2012

  • Al S.

    Very good - wide range of interesting topics

    August 9, 2012

  • Travis B.

    Free Beer!

    August 9, 2012

  • Eric Y.

    Well, I hate to be that *other* guy, but... We are a yet-to-be-funded startup who will be participating in a Silicon Valley accelerator program for the next 3 months, looking for an RoR engineer to help us get to demo day. Details at . If you want to chat about this, I'll be at the drink-up after the mtg, or PM me at eric(at)plisten(dot)com

    August 8, 2012

  • Chuck Job L.

    I hate to be that guy but... We are a new FUNDED travel start up in Atlanta looking for a few Ruby engineers and a front end developer to join our team. Myself and the other founder have participated in a successful exit. I'll be the guy taking about Mr. Arlo.

    August 7, 2012

  • Brian R.

    We're looking for another ruby developer at, bonus know postgresql and python. Say hi! -Brian

    August 7, 2012

  • Lex S.

    Know Java, web dev and Ruby? Want a great paying job in Atlanta? If so, please bring your resume and look for me Wednesday. Thanks! ~ Lex

    August 6, 2012

  • Prasad T.

    Ruby beginner, exploring

    August 1, 2012

  • David E.

    Michael Revell (member of this group) is in the startup that sits next to me at Flashpoint and he suggested I attend. Looking forward to the meetup and meeting everyone!

    July 18, 2012

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