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Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Steve P. Jun 21, 2013 4:45 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Al Graven < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 21, 2013 4:42 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Hank B. Jun 21, 2013 4:37 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Michael L. Jun 21, 2013 4:21 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - "Do you have a github account" basically weeds out anyone older than a certain age who doesn't have time to write code for free. ------------------------------­-------------- On Fri, 6/21/13, David Mann wrote: Subject: Re: [ruby user 4. Jun 21, 2013 4:18 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:48 PM, David Mann < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 21, 2013 4:07 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Hank B. Jun 21, 2013 4:03 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Is this what happens when hiring teams want to see someone's github account? I've wondered how they actually manage to extract value from seeing the code. Can anyone speak to what they look for when they see a candidate's github user 7. Jun 21, 2013 3:41 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Ho-Sheng H. Jun 21, 2013 3:27 PM
Hiring Ruby/Rails Devs? - Atlanta Rubyists, Apologies for invading your corner of Meetup without having ever attended a meeting. I'm currently drinking a Coke, so I hope that's a break-even. I'm Jeff C. Jun 18, 2013 5:25 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Fellow Ruby Meetup members, There are a lot of points and ideas in this thread, but I want to reply to what I consider to be the first question posed by Josh. How does a non-Ruby developer make the shift into workin Hank B. Jun 18, 2013 1:44 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Local talk on Rails Security (6/20/2013) - Nice! I am totally going to plan on making the meetup :) On Jun 18,[masked]:00 AM, "Al Snow" < [address removed] > wrote: Frank R. Jun 18, 2013 1:12 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - I would wager that most open source work is done during business hours; or is extracted from / inspired by systems developed on the job.  This happens for several business reasons besides just developer karma.  Good open source contrib Blake C. Jun 18, 2013 12:21 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Josh wrote: Randy P. Jun 18, 2013 11:38 AM
Re: Moving to a better Ruby job - Thanks for the feedback.     Like Frank said, rockstar-ism needs to be eliminated. My goal is exactly that: for developers to be recognized on the basis of their abilities. rather user 9. Jun 18, 2013 11:03 AM
Local talk on Rails Security (6/20/2013) - This Thur Al S. Jun 18, 2013 9:59 AM
IHG or Ericcson - Hey Guys, Does anybody here work for either IHG or Ericcson? If so can you Direct Message me, I have a couple of questions for you. Thanks! Lance Lance G. Jun 14, 2013 1:36 PM
Youth Code Camp in Atlanta this Summer - Hi everyone, My name is Richard Simms and, I wanted to reach out to the group regarding a "Youth Code Camp" that I'll be hosting out of Atlanta Tech Village from July 15th to 20th. If any of you have kids that you'd li Richard Jun 14, 2013 1:09 PM
ATLRUG-RHOK (Random Hacks of Kindness)/PC Medlink team invite - Hi F Al S. Jun 13, 2013 3:59 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Al Graven < [address removed] > wrote: Frank R. Jun 11, 2013 1:13 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Josh, I appreciate your effort.  I am not interested in where I stand by looking at other people. I know where I  stand and it is right here. I know why I publish open source. I use Google to get answers a Ho-Sheng H. Jun 11, 2013 1:08 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - The truth of the matter is that software development is much, MUCH more than simply learning how to write those weird words that kind of look like English. It's about learning how to structure a solution, how to understand why a technology was derived user 4. Jun 11, 2013 11:50 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available Steve P. Jun 11, 2013 11:43 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - No, please continue using "ninja" and "rockstar". It means you're looking for a prima donna with a superiority complex as opposed to trying to build a team. And that's a huge red flag for me. I like to work with teams. I'm not Avdi and never will be user 4. Jun 11, 2013 11:40 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Preview not available user 9. Jun 11, 2013 11:23 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I got a "Your Rank: Rockstar".   I do have a question about these terms ninja and rockstar.  I am not specifically referring to this poll as I understand it is meant to be fun, tongue and cheek.   Frank R. Jun 10, 2013 5:28 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - user 9. Jun 10, 2013 5:12 PM
Invitation to CoderDojo Ponce Springs, Tue June 11th : be part of the global movement to help kids learn coding! - Sounds in Al S. Jun 8, 2013 8:13 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I would consider enrolling my 13 and 24 year old in this camp...at what age do you think they are ready? Keep me posted. Thanks On Thu, user 8. Jun 6, 2013 2:09 PM
Re: Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Hi, I've been checking out some of the emails in this chain and wanted to chime in.  I grew up in Atlanta and am moving back in a couple weeks and am looking forward to getting involved in the Ruby community there.  Richard Jun 6, 2013 2:00 PM
Re: Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I'd be interested in the intermediate meetup group. Working on and presenting projects with peers at similar level with maybe some mentors is a great idea. The five year itch dosen't apply to me as a ruby newbie, but it does to my curre Chase P. Jun 6, 2013 8:51 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Nashville is an awesome city.  One of my favorite places :-) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Robby Clements < Frank R. Jun 5, 2013 11:30 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I have to comment, as I sit here beginning to learn Ruby myself and downloading KidsRuby for my little ones, that I am encouraged by the generosity of the ideas and efforts here. I am in Tallahassee, FL and have asked the local Meet-up folk Kevin F. Jun 5, 2013 11:25 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I'm in Nashville. On Jun 5,[masked]:19 PM, "John" < [address removed] > wrote: Robby C. Jun 5, 2013 10:23 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Hey, I want in on your class. I did not know there was a class on it. Where? When? What time?   John Jun 5, 2013 9:24 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I will work with Al to see what we can do. I like the idea too. Thanks, Rupak Ganguly [masked] On Ju Rupak G. Jun 5, 2013 7:32 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I think Al Snow has control of the atlrug.com domain name and been driving the redesign. I'm lazy so I prefer a pre-made project board if possible. A SAAS might be even bette Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 6:48 PM
RE: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Cool idea, to help people ... "Random Hacks of Kindness" ... user 1. Jun 5, 2013 6:48 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I like this idea, how would we all go about setting this up? Steve P. Jun 5, 2013 6:39 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Steve Portock < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 6:32 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Robby Clements < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 6:26 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Same here, I had guys help me, so I offer it up to anyone or e Steve P. Jun 5, 2013 6:17 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Man this is exactly how I feel.  I even have contacts that could get them jobs.  I've told them this.  I'm close to putting out ultimatums but I hate for it to come to that.  I learned ruby before I ever had a job.  I yearned for th Robby C. Jun 5, 2013 6:00 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Robby, I totally understand, I have tried thi Steve P. Jun 5, 2013 5:54 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Josh Fox < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 5:51 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Kudos to you for making this tremendous effort. sam452 Jun 5, 2013 5:13 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - So I have been running a beginner RoR class up here in Nashville for several months now and right now I just have 2 guys in it because I've kept it pretty low key.  I only don't tell many people about it because its is easier to tea Robby C. Jun 5, 2013 4:51 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Steve,   Best way to get people to sign up, IMO is to create a initial project, and share it on Github. Not only you get this groups' attention but the full opensource world. People seem to sign up and contribute sooner when t Rupak G. Jun 5, 2013 4:50 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I am mainly doing this mostly because I am bored with .net, and want to expand my employ-ability worldwide, and meet new people. I have a foreign wife, we travel a bit, I need to be able to get work remotely, as I have pe Steve P. Jun 5, 2013 4:41 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - > I would suggest the newcomers to Ruby to do the CodeAcademy or CodeSchool courses. They are very good and provi user 9. Jun 5, 2013 4:38 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Thanks, Hosh, for that comment.  >  Usually, you'd bring such a developer to an in-person meeti user 9. Jun 5, 2013 4:19 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I have a project that I would like to do in ruby on rails as opposed to .net mvc. It would be great for real world experience, it may pay off, and its something that is needed. Steve P. Jun 5, 2013 3:55 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 10:52 AM, sam452 < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 2:43 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - The problem is to determine where to start. I would suggest the newcomers to Ruby to do the CodeAcademy or CodeSchool courses. They are very good a Rupak G. Jun 5, 2013 1:53 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I think the key thing in Bennet's suggestion is *mentors*. It's sam452 Jun 5, 2013 1:51 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Jeff C. Jun 5, 2013 1:40 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 9:33 AM, Bennett Wilson < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 1:12 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I agree with Sam.  I'm in the same position, and also coming from professional Java development.  I like the idea of being able to work with a team of new comers to ruby, push the code to github, and then get feedback from more experienced mentors.  M Bennett W. Jun 5, 2013 12:29 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - As an outsider who is breaking in, this would be good for pers sam452 Jun 5, 2013 12:05 PM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - I would rather use the meetup to spur a "showcase your apps" kind of initiative, where we let the new devs huddle on an idea, work on it, publish code on github, and let "mentors" and experienced folks on this forum help Rupak G. Jun 5, 2013 11:52 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Josh Fox < [address removed] > wrote: Ho-Sheng H. Jun 5, 2013 11:29 AM
Re: [ruby-83] Moving to a better Ruby job - Josh,  This is hearsay evidence at best, but I do not personally know of an unemployed skilled Ruby developer.   Better is a quite subjective term.  What is as good or better for your target Frank R. Jun 5, 2013 11:28 AM
Moving to a better Ruby job - Hi all, Charles Quinn suggested I email the Atlanta Ruby group to get your opinion on my web app. We aimed FiveYearItch.com at experienced developers who are interested in a better job, but don&# user 9. Jun 5, 2013 11:09 AM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - I have a paid Github account, but my company now keeps most of our projects on BitBucket.   The #1 factor is that we can create an account under our client's name and then add our team to their repository.  With Git Frank R. Jun 4, 2013 11:57 PM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - Oh well, got confused between different versioning systems :) Orlando On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 11:04 PM, Loren Norman < lorennorman@g Orlando K. Jun 4, 2013 11:32 PM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - lol @ "clone of mercurial" The truth is much worse: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G­it_(software)#History Loren N. Jun 4, 2013 11:04 PM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - I've been using it for a couple of years, and ask my students to create repos there; it's always worked as expected, with no outages I can remember. The main advantage is that it does allow for private repos on the free plan; if you care, i Orlando K. Jun 4, 2013 10:54 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - This looks awesome! Love it! - Mike On Tuesd Mike S. Jun 4, 2013 10:42 PM
RE: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - Me too. Moved over to BB since I can have free private repositories and have scott Jun 4, 2013 10:19 PM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - agreed. we use BitBucket almost ex Don B. Jun 4, 2013 10:17 PM
Re: [ruby-83] BitBucket vs GitHub - I moved my private repos over to BitBucket because it's free. Now that they're there, I'm really happy with the service. Their web interface is fancy and clean. -Seth Seth L. Jun 4, 2013 10:13 PM
BitBucket vs GitHub - I just saw the HN post of BitBucket passing 1M users and decided to open up an account to play around.   Has anyone been using BitBucket for a substantial amount of time that could provide some feedback? Adam P. Jun 4, 2013 10:04 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - This looks totally rad! A huge thanks to Jennifer Shehane Patrick Van S. Jun 4, 2013 9:53 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - I am new to this, and will come to a meeting soon to meet everyo Steve P. Jun 4, 2013 9:45 PM
ATLRUG-RHOK Team Report - We welcomed 9 more people Al S. Jun 4, 2013 9:09 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - She's not on this mailing list but I showed her the messages. She knows about the mobile responsive issues and some footer issues. She says she's g Brian M. Jun 4, 2013 8:35 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - There are very minor layout issues on mobile devices but we will get there eventually. Nevertheless a huge jump forward. Thanks again for all the hard work. Thanks, Rupak Ganguly Ph Rupak G. Jun 4, 2013 8:08 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - Great job, Jennifer and all those who worked on it. Thanks, Rupak Ganguly [masked] On Jun 4, 2013, a Rupak G. Jun 4, 2013 8:01 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Al Snow wrote: > This afternoon, I deployed a new web site design at www.atlrug.com. > Everyone needs to thank Jennifer Shehane for all of her hard work. Wow, it looks great. Thanks Jennifer. -- Andy L. Jun 4, 2013 7:20 PM
Re: [ruby-83] www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - Holy Cow!!!! That looks awesome. Great work Jennifer! -- Evan Sparkman Sent with Evan S. Jun 4, 2013 7:19 PM
www.atlrug.com has been redesigned - This aftern Al S. Jun 4, 2013 7:07 PM
Random Hacks of Kindness Invite - Hi f Al S. May 31, 2013 9:24 AM
RHOK Presentations/Party Invite (June 2, 2013) - Hi f Al S. May 25, 2013 6:44 PM
Atlanta Business Tax Amnesty Program - Got this link in another one of my groups. Figured it might apply to some people in the group. Harold D. May 15, 2013 10:24 PM
RE: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - Yes, plea Al S. May 15, 2013 7:39 AM
[JOB] Sr & Jr RoR Dev Positions @ Top of Mind - Preview not available Stephen R. May 13, 2013 3:29 PM
[ruby-83] Batman.js talk for next June or July - I'd like to give a talk/walkthrough of building clientside rich apps with Batman.js from Shopify, with an emphasis on a Rails based backend. You guys got a 40 minute or so slot in June or July? ~ Jonathan Martin Jonathan M. May 13, 2013 9:39 AM
Re: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - Cool!  Thanks Rupak! Rietta.com  - Web Apps Where Security Matters[masked] (Direct) |  Frank R. May 10, 2013 9:43 PM
Ruby Developers for Enterprise Start-Up - Giselle B. May 10, 2013 4:48 PM
Re: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - I can give it a shot tonight, if you guys are ok. Thanks, Rupak Ganguly Ph:[masked] On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Al Snow Rupak G. May 10, 2013 2:28 PM
RE: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - Al S. May 10, 2013 10:55 AM
Re: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - Awesome, Al. I will have a look and help out as much as I can. Add me to the PT project, so I can be aware of the goals you are shooting for. I agree with Mike. Keeping everything (Issues, Wiki, Docs) in Githu Rupak G. May 10, 2013 12:04 AM
Re: [ruby-83] ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - I'm definitely biased, but why not use Issues for discussions and a GitHub wiki or a directory full of markdown files (I usually do 'docs') instead of a Google Site and Google+? Mike S. May 9, 2013 1:14 PM
ATLRUG: Giveback/Web Site Update - Al S. May 9, 2013 1:11 PM
June meetup, talks? - Hey guys, long time I'll be in town for the June 12th meetup. Is there a slot open for a 5 minute talk?  I want to demo Kamino: https://github.com/hosh Ho-Sheng H. May 8, 2013 1:51 PM
UPDATE to ATLRUG GiveBack and Web Site Activities - UPDATE to ATLRUG GiveBa Al S. May 5, 2013 1:01 PM
Anybody looking for Ruby contractors or freelancers? - Hey just wanted to put this out there to see if anybody is currently looking for Ruby contractors or Freelancers. If so drop me a line at [address removed] Lance G. May 2, 2013 6:41 PM
Re: [ruby-83] PDF generating Gem? - I have used Prawn for years and have no problem with it. I highly recommend it. doc: http://prawn.majesticseacreatu­re.com/manual.pdf Dino May 2, 2013 9:54 AM
Re: [ruby-83] PDF generating Gem? - Try wicked_pdf for reproducing your web interface or using HTML/CSS for creating pdfs. If you need more fine grain control, Prawn works very well. The caveat is that you need to familiarize yourself with Prawn's Doug M. May 2, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: [ruby-83] PDF generating Gem? - Don't know how active it is now but check out prawn for PDF stuff On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Randy Parker wrote: Brian C. May 2, 2013 8:59 AM

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