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The 4th Annual Baltimore Hackathon returns September 18-20! - Hey Bmore on Rails! I just wanted to let you know that the Baltimore Hackathon is back! The creative coding marathon takes place September 18th-20th in Federal Hill at the Digital Harbor Foundation Chris G. Sep 12, 2015 3:07 PM
Looking for talks in June and July - Hi folks! If any of you have been toying with the idea of giving a presentation at B'more on Rails, now is the time to pipe up. The schedule for this month and next are wide open:  * June 9 ( Chris S. Jun 1, 2015 3:44 PM
You're invited to RubyNation, June 12-13th - Hi Baltimore Rubyists, the annual RubyNation conference is coming up on June 12-13th! This year, we will feature many great presentations from over 20 expert ruby developers, at the awesome Silver Spring Civic Building, a fun venue for the speakers Gray H. May 28, 2015 4:35 PM
B'more Rails School - Hey Rubyists!  We've made some changes to the B'more on Rails website. Most notably, we've added  Tasha J. Jan 21, 2015 11:17 AM
⚠ ☣ 3rd Baltimore Hackathon ☣ ⚠ - Hey B'more on Rails! Like all of you, I'm not a fan of spam but unfortunately one man's trash is another man's treasure so here it goes... Jason D. Oct 17, 2014 11:00 PM
Lightning talks tomorrow - If anyone is working on something interesting that they could share in a lightning talk tomorrow night, let me know off-list.  We have room for a couple of brief talks in the 5-10 minute range (don't make me talk Dar Chris S. Aug 11, 2014 1:22 PM
Ruby for Good conference - Do you like ruby? Do you like doing good? Do you like hanging out with other rubyists? Sean M. Jun 28, 2014 3:15 PM
RubyNation Close to Sold Out - Hi B'More Rubyists, RubyNation is coming up fast, June 6-7th! We are about 30 tickets from being sold out. So, if you want to come you should get a ticket this week. Gray H. May 21, 2014 8:45 AM
RSpec 3.0.0.rc1 Released - Hello Everyone, Aaron K. May 20, 2014 10:38 PM
Slides - I put a comment in the meetup, but since a several people asked about slides, here's the link again:­4-postgres/#/ Jason L. Apr 9, 2014 12:06 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Talks for Tuesday - I just wrote a program (in Haskell, of course) which solves the 8 queens chess problem.  If you're desperate, I could present it tomorrow. On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 3:50 PM, Ch Robert W. Apr 7, 2014 10:12 AM
Talks for Tuesday - Hi folks! Yup, you guessed it: if you have something that you'd like to present or have a cool, technical (preferably Rails-related) project you'd like to share, please let me know! We Chris S. Apr 6, 2014 3:49 PM
Upcoming RailsGirls Event - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ed S. Apr 3, 2014 10:58 AM
RubyNation CFP Open Until Apr 2nd - Hi Maryland Rubyists - RubyNation is looking for speakers! Our Call For Presentations is open for a few more days, but only until April 2nd. If you have something interesting to present, please help us out and submit it. Details about Gray H. Mar 31, 2014 4:50 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - No worries, Jason. I know all too well how that happens. We've already got 2 great talks lined up for tomorrow, so we ought to be in good shape. We'd love to have you present next month. It's on Tuesday, Chris S. Mar 10, 2014 4:00 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - Hey Chris, I volunteered prematurely... Totally didn't realize I have a scheduling conflict. I could try for next month if you need speakers then. Apologies, Jason Jason L. Mar 10, 2014 11:42 AM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - What do the masses want to hear about? Has Rails jumped the shark? I've decided to not get on a plane or leave the state for a while, so I was actually going to show up. O Bryan L. Mar 9, 2014 12:13 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - Jason, Any of them sound good to me, but the Postgres talk might work best this time. We've had a couple of other volunteers for this month, but the talks so far have been non-Rails related. It'd be great to have Chris S. Mar 8, 2014 11:11 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - Jason, FWIW I'd love to hear about the Postgres stuff and how it relates to Rails 4. Thanks, Gary On Mar 8,[masked]:07 PM, "Jason Lewis" < Gary Mar 8, 2014 10:15 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - Hey Chris... Haven't been to the meetup in a while, but if there's interest, I could potentially talk (briefly) on one (or some combination of) of the following: - Apricot, a Clojure-lik Jason L. Mar 7, 2014 11:10 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - Preview not available Jamie G. Mar 5, 2014 5:32 PM
Re: [ruby-85] March talks - +1 for Dart, the arts and Korean BBQ On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Chris Strom < [address removed] Chris St. J. Mar 5, 2014 5:14 PM
March talks - We have zero talks on tap for this month, which means I present on Dart unless someone steps up. Don't make me do it—I have to get a new talk ready for April and will inflict an early draft it on you! I kid, Chris S. Mar 5, 2014 4:44 PM
Digital Harbor Foundation Seeking Maker Corps Members - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Ed S. Feb 27, 2014 10:20 AM
Come Learn Ruby on Rails from Paul Barry (@pjb3) - Hi everyone, Betamore Academy is coming back for a Winter session which kicks off next week. This time we'll be hosting 2 courses:  In ou Mike B. Feb 4, 2014 2:41 PM
SimpleCov question - I've been writing new Cucumber scenario tests for an existing Rails app, that the client thought was ready to go live (it wasn't). The app has a number of TestUnit tests, none of which pass. I don't want to actually remove the TestUnit test code, until I Camille B. Jan 23, 2014 2:07 PM
Philly Event: Dave Thomas, David A. Black, Joel Spolsky, many others - Registration is open for the 9th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 22 - April 23 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia. The Early Bird rate, available through Febru Andrea O. K. W. Jan 21, 2014 1:24 AM
Columbia, MD is participating in the Global Day of Coderetreat 2013! - Hey Rubyists, I thought some of you might be interested to know that Columbia, MD is participating in the Global Day of Coderetreat 2013! Coderetreat ( is a day-long, intensive practice event focusing on the fundamentals o Keith J. Nov 19, 2013 11:11 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Anyone interested in a giving a quick presentation tomorrow? - Heard David's Recursive talk at NOVARUG. It's really, really good and highly engaging. Appropriate for both those new to some Com Sci topics and those of us who are a little rusty. Even for those who have recursion down cold, David's talk is worthwhile Camille B. Nov 11, 2013 12:39 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Anyone interested in a giving a quick presentation tomorrow? - Eric: Cool! You're on the agenda:­-rails/events/144498212/ . Thanks :) Chris S. Nov 11, 2013 11:18 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Anyone interested in a giving a quick presentation tomorrow? - I have yet to present at the Baltimore RUG, but I have a presentation I've done at the Arlington, DC, and Reston RUGs entitled "What Computer Scientists Know: Thinking Recursively".  Its ruby-centric, relevant to people's David B. Nov 11, 2013 11:05 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Anyone interested in a giving a quick presentation tomorrow? - Hey Chris, I can give a quick talk about some cool things I learned at RubyConf over the weekend. Eric On Nov 11,[masked]:50 AM, "Chris Strom" < Eric O. Nov 11, 2013 10:56 AM
Anyone interested in a giving a quick presentation tomorrow? - I can always throw something together on angular, but would _much_ prefer to maintain a more diverse presenter pool. If not tomorrow, maybe December? FWIW, here are some topic ideas about which new members have indicated Chris S. Nov 11, 2013 10:49 AM
Central PA Open Source Conference Reminder - Hi Folks, This is just a friendly reminder that the Central PA Open Source Conference is this Saturday in Lancaster, PA. If you're interested attending, it's a one day local conference that's a reasonable price: Andy Oct 16, 2013 4:12 PM
Re: October Presenters - We have a first-time presenter volunteer (thanks Ryan!). There is still space for other 5, 10 or 20 minute talks. If anyone wants to get in on the action, please let me know! Chris S. Oct 4, 2013 2:55 PM
Re: [ruby-85] October Presenters - Hey all, If you're a first time presenter and you're stuck on an idea or nervous about your talk or whatever, I'm happy to help. I can flesh out an idea or just give you feedback on slides. Get at me over emai Gary Oct 1, 2013 12:34 PM
October Presenters - Help!!! We are at serious risk of breaking our streak of having at least one new presenter every month this year. If you have never spoken at B'more on Rails -- especially if you have never presented anywhere -- pleas Chris S. Oct 1, 2013 10:41 AM
2013 Baltimore GiveCamp hackathon - Hey guys, At the last main meetup, I mentioned the Baltimore GiveCamp hackathon the weekend of October 18. It's a full-weekend event that will attempt to address specific technical needs of area non-profits. Scott S. Sep 29, 2013 11:40 PM
June Presenters - Hi all! We still have some space on the agenda for this coming Tuesday. If you have anything interesting that you'd like to present, let me know!­-rails/events/114322972/ We have space for talks anywhere from 5-10 l Chris S. Jun 5, 2013 1:21 PM
RubyNation June 13-15 - Hi, Tickets are available for RubyNation, DC's Ruby conference. Just visit this link and click on the Tickets on Sale Now! button at the top: Gray H. May 7, 2013 12:43 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Anti-Harassment Policy - Bryan raises a valid point. The mere presence of pizza makes it uncomfortable for a gluten-free person to enjoy the community and use ruby better. Seriously: This policy is about setting expectations Don A. Mar 25, 2013 11:12 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Anti-Harassment Policy - My thoughts might not mirror the groups, but this feels unwarranted and a bit inappropriate. The people who have been attending the meet up for the past 6+ years have been nothing but great audiences and great speakers. You don't need a p Bryan L. Mar 25, 2013 7:41 AM
Anti-Harassment Policy - Hi all! B'more on Rails has adopted an Anti-Harassment Policy:­-rails/pages/B%27more_on_Rails­_Anti-Harassment_Policy We are adopting this for only one reason: to encourage a robust and diverse group. To the best Chris S. Mar 22, 2013 12:53 AM
SpreeConf Discount Code - Hi everyone, I'm going to be speaking at SpreeConf this year, and so they gave me a discount code. If you're planning on attending you can get 25% off with the code " Nick G. Mar 21, 2013 10:12 AM
Rails Girls Baltimore Announced! Sign Up Now - Hi,  Kate B. Jan 28, 2013 4:57 PM
Re: [ruby-85] First time presenters? - You're on the schedule for March so now you have to do it :D­-rails/events/91119302/ Just let me know when you're ready for the others and we'll pencil you in. Any other takers? On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Cam Chris S. Jan 5, 2013 3:44 PM
Re: [ruby-85] First time presenters? - Chris, Can't help you Tuesday and but I can help you in Mark. I'm not a first timer, but if I make a commitment now, I'll be ready when you need me and you will probably need more than first timers. So sign me up for a lightening talk on Git Bisect Camille B. Jan 4, 2013 5:42 PM
First time presenters? - Welcome to 2013! If any of you made a resolution to speak at a conference or meetup, we have a way to get you started :) Ping me if you'd like to present at Tuesday's meetup. It doesn't have to be long -- just share something cool that you've foun Chris S. Jan 4, 2013 2:36 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Call for lightning talks - I've got one. May be 5 mins, ok? On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Chris Strom < [address removed] > wrote: Nick G. Dec 10, 2012 4:21 PM
Call for lightning talks - Hope you can join us for a pair of fascinating talks tomorrow on Artificial Intelligence and Hypermedia APIs:­-rails/events/79598572/! We still have space for lightning talks if you're interested. Our lightning talks ar Chris S. Dec 10, 2012 2:41 PM
Talk tomorrow? - Got something interesting that you're working on? Care to give a 3 minute lightning talk on it tomorrow? Just let us know -- we'd love to include you on the agenda! We've got a pretty cool main event on tap: our friend Mike Subelsky will be introduc Chris S. Nov 12, 2012 9:06 AM
The Ruby Hangout - Hey all, Joshua S. Sep 26, 2012 5:36 PM
75% off our Dev day on Open Source and Private PaaS - Fri Oct 19 - Hi Chris, I would really really appreciate your sharing this discount with the group. This PaaS is written in Ruby and is mostly used by Ruby developers, so I think it would be of great interest to your group. Register now for this special October 19 Tamao N. Sep 25, 2012 4:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Open Source Hack Night + Rails demo + Beer - Flip and I are turning up the awesomeness one notch. Check out the details and RSVP to be a part of this unforgettable event! Learn Rails! Drink beer with fellow techies! Learn! Teach! Super-fun-time! Guaranteed, this will be the best event of Jonathan J. Sep 18, 2012 11:42 AM
3-minute lightning talks wanted - Have a cool new tech you'd like to share? Got something you're excited about? Are you excited enough that you'd put in the work to break it down into a 3 minute lightning talk? If so, let us know and we'll add you to the agenda for tomorrow night's m Chris S. Sep 10, 2012 8:16 AM
Looking for great developers - Preview not available Joshua S. Aug 7, 2012 6:09 PM
August Speakers - Preview not available Chris S. Aug 7, 2012 7:30 AM
Walters Art Museum Art Bytes Hackathon with a $5,000 PRIZE - Robert W. Jul 9, 2012 11:59 PM
Lightning Talks this Month! - Hi all, Sorry for not having a speaker already lined up for this month. Until yesterday, I was unsure that we'd even be able to have the meetup this month due to A/C issues. But the air conditioner is again working so we're good to go. Only now Chris S. Jun 8, 2012 1:14 PM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Another 'Yes'. /sb/ On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 3:49 AM, Jason Lewis < [address removed] > wrote: Sinclair B. Apr 28, 2012 3:17 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Re: "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Also, his book is here: http://designinghypermediaapis­.com Nick G. Apr 27, 2012 9:51 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Re: "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - He did that talk at LAruny I think. I know it's on Could have been at another conference. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2012, at 4:39 AM, Jason Rhodes wrote: > Didn't he just give the talk yester David H. Apr 27, 2012 9:48 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - It was a great talk, I'd love to see it again. ~Seth On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Jonathan Julian < Seth G. Apr 27, 2012 9:24 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - There was a lot of buzz about that talk! I'd love to see it! Slides here:­nf/srhwy/ Jonathan J. Apr 27, 2012 9:16 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Yes please On Apr 27,[masked]:49 AM, "Jason Lewis" < [address removed] > wrote: Anocha Y. Apr 27, 2012 9:01 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Re: "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Didn't he just give the talk yesterday? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2012, at 7:32 AM, Baron Schwartz wrote: > Is his RailsConf presentation available online? I couldn't find it. > > > > -- > Please Note: If you hit Jason R. Apr 27, 2012 7:39 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Re: "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Is his RailsConf presentation available online? I couldn't find it. Baron S. Apr 27, 2012 7:32 AM
Re: "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - that'd be great! I've been reading his book and following his blog and would like to hear his presentation. Craig W. Apr 27, 2012 7:27 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - I am VERY interested Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2012, at 3:49 AM, Jason Lewis < [address removed] > wrote: Jason R. Apr 27, 2012 7:14 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Dude. Go to bed! :-) Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2012, at 3:49, Jason Lewis < [address removed] > wrote: Rashaun Snuggs S. Apr 27, 2012 5:17 AM
Re: [ruby-85] "Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Yes, please! -- Steven Haddox On Friday, April 27 Steven H. Apr 27, 2012 5:02 AM
"Designing Hypermedia APIs" - Hey, fellow local Rubyists, Steve Klabnick did an awesome presentation at RailsConf on hypermedia API design, which (among other things) described an elegant solution for HATEOAS in JSON APIs. He also mentioned on Twitter that he wouldn Jason L. Apr 27, 2012 3:49 AM
Re: [ruby-85] OSHN - I'll be there around 7, so I can take care of any phone answering, door getting, door locking after that. Nick Evans should be going and will probably be there earlier since he works Ed S. Apr 23, 2012 1:41 PM
OSHN - Preview not available Chris S. Apr 23, 2012 7:33 AM
Ruby on Rails Developer - OPEN SALARY! (Washington Metro Area - Near Metro) - Robin Apr 12, 2012 1:34 PM
Ruby on Rails Developer - user 3. Apr 12, 2012 11:52 AM
Q&A Assistance - B'more on Rails: I'm new to RoR and working to create a task/workflow management application.  A friend of mine was to be assisting me with it, but unfortunately his availability isn't what I'd call consistent, leaving m Shawn A. Mar 23, 2012 6:42 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Last call for speakers... - Is there anything in particular anyone wants to learn about? Otherwise, I'd say yield the time to questions and discussion. On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Chris Strom < Nick G. Mar 12, 2012 2:13 PM
Last call for speakers... - We still have a slot or two for tomorrow. So if anyone has something they'd like to present tomorrow (5, 10 or even 20 minutes), let me know. See you tomorrow night :) -Chris Chris S. Mar 12, 2012 2:09 PM
[JOB] Know anyone? I'm recruiting Ruby candidates for 15 Boston startups, 2 NYC, and 2 Silicon Valley. $$ Referral Rewards - Preview not available Marsh S. Mar 11, 2012 5:08 PM
[ANN] RubyNation Conference Call for Speakers is Open (Tix, too)! - Preview not available Gray H. Jan 18, 2012 8:03 AM
Ruby on Rails Developers for a Fortune 500 Company - user 3. Jan 16, 2012 9:55 AM
Philly Event: Matz, Chad Fowler, Yehuda Katz, Jim Weirich, Douglas Crockford, many others - Registration is open for the 7th Annual Philly Emerging Tech Conference (a.k.a. Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise), which is set for April 10 - April 11 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia. To register for this 2-day, 5-track event: Andrea O. K. W. Jan 13, 2012 1:53 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Lightning talks for tomorrow night - Last chance! There are still slots open for tonight. Even if you want to have the floor for something very informal, let me know! Otherwise, Dart it is :) -Chris On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1:19 PM, Chris Strom wrote: > Anybody Chris S. Jan 10, 2012 2:10 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Lightning talks for tomorrow night - Eric, There's a gem named "Rspec API Documentation"? Guess I'll find out the answer tomorrow :) Anyway, you're on the agenda:­-rails/events/43459712/ Thanks for volunteering! -Chris On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at Chris S. Jan 9, 2012 9:09 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Lightning talks for tomorrow night - Hi Chris, If there is still a lightning talk spot available I'd be up for talking about a new gem, Rspec API Documentation. Thanks, Eric On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 1 Eric O. Jan 9, 2012 4:28 PM
Lightning talks for tomorrow night - Anybody interested in giving a quick talk tomorrow night? We have slots for two lightning talks. First come, first serve. Anything you'd like to talk about. If not, I _will_ blather on about Dart. Two people talking for 5-10 minutes is all that it Chris S. Jan 9, 2012 1:19 PM
Hungry Academy @ LivingSocial - BMore on Rails, I hope you're surviving the winter chill in Club Swami. I look forward to catching up with you soon, but now that Nick has joined Jumpstart Lab, I feel like we're at least represented. Let me cut to the chase, I want to talk to you Jeff C. Jan 5, 2012 8:53 AM
My Knockout.js talk + Education Hack Day - Hey all, Thanks for coming to Bmore on Rails last night. I've posted the slides for my knockout.js talk: Also, I mentioned Education Hack Day last nig Scott M. Oct 12, 2011 1:28 PM
Figure 53 is looking for a Rails developer - Hello Baltimore Rails Meetup Mailing List, Sorry about the job posting, but I wanted to mention that we ( Figure 53 ) are looking for a front-end-focused Rails developer in Baltimore:  Adam B Sep 29, 2011 1:09 PM
Rails internship - Scott D. Sep 6, 2011 2:14 PM
September talks - Anyone game for presenting at our September meetup (­n-rails/events/30552701/)? No prior presentation experience necessary -- just a passion for something Rails related! The 10-20 minute presentations that folks have be Chris S. Aug 30, 2011 3:18 PM
Madison Ruby Conference - Hi everyone, Paul K. Aug 3, 2011 4:18 PM
JumpstartLab Classes: Ruby in DC next week, Rails in Baltimore, Startup on Rails in Nashville - Hi all, I hope you're having a great holiday season and surviving the cold/snow. I have a few classes I'd like to put on your radar: DC: Ruby Jumpstart 1/3 & 1/4 We're trying to put together a very small class at the beginning of next week. It Jeff C. Dec 31, 2010 12:26 PM
Re: [ruby-85] Intro to Ruby in Baltimore this Friday/Saturday - Hi all, I'd just like to vouch for Jeff's classes. A year ago, I went to his class on Ruby. It was really helpful and a good value for the money. If you're interested in learning how to program ruby and rails, I highly recom Scott M. Dec 8, 2010 10:12 AM
3rd Tuesday of the month --- Teaching Night? - Hey Nick Evans et al, what's the word on our planning for Teaching Night (did you have a different name for it)? If anyone's available perhaps we could start doing some planning/prep at Max's tonight (doesn't look like a John T. Dec 7, 2010 2:11 PM
Intro to Ruby in Baltimore this Friday/Saturday - BMore Crew, SmartLogic and I are running at two day Introduction to Ruby this Friday and Saturday at the ETC Canton. Registrations so far have been *cough* limited, and we could really use your help! If you know someone who'd be interested, please Jeff C. Dec 7, 2010 11:35 AM
Meetup details updated: Oh My! Faye, rails.vim, CRM114, KnowSQL, snuggies, and licorice! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­-rails/calendar/15533185/ When : Tuesday, December 14, John T. Dec 7, 2010 11:21 AM
Re: [ruby-85] Looking for presenters 12/14 - John, I have a 20+ minute Refactoring Ruby presentation, I gave to NOVARUG. At this time, the talk only covers refactoring Ruby, no Camille B. Nov 30, 2010 9:07 AM
Looking for presenters 12/14 - Hey Rubyists, we're still looking for one or more presenters for December. ?Anything from 5 - 60 minutes will be considered. ?Let me know what you'd like to talk about. ?Or let us know if there's something you'd like to learn about instead John T. Nov 29, 2010 3:31 PM

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