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Tonight's Meeting - A bit late notice here, but we have a couple things on the agenda for tonight:   How we built a text-to-give app at evrconnect using Twilio, Stripe, and Rails by Andrew Porterfield We re Miles Z. S. Apr 13, 2016 5:56 PM
Canceling December, Go to the Holiday Social! - The bad news: I'm canceling December's meetup. The good news: The Indy Hackers Holiday Social is going to be awesome. Saturday, December 5th, a bunch of developers, info security exp Miles Z. S. Nov 25, 2015 4:19 PM
Come to Dev Workshop Conf Sep 25-26th - Hello Rubyists! If you haven't heard about it already, I wanted to make you aware of Dev Workshop Conf happening next Friday and Saturday in Fishers. This is a 2-day, 3 track conference covering a wide range of web and mobile developmen David J. Sep 16, 2015 3:30 PM
AWS/Trek10 "Roadshow" at DeveloperTown - Hey everybody- It's kind of late not Aaron L. Aug 3, 2015 11:07 AM
Eleven Fifty coupon code - Do you, or someone you love, or even just *like*, want to spend this Saturday through next Friday listening to me carry on about Ruby? If so, there's a coupon code for 50% off (full price is $2,500) that expires today. Davey S. Jul 9, 2015 2:14 PM
[JOB] RoR Opportunity - Downtown Indy - Hi Ruby Brigaders, I couldn Amanda C. Jun 16, 2015 5:24 PM
Volt.rb Tomorrow Night! - Indy Rubyists - Come to The Speak Easy tomorrow night to see Dave Jones demonstrate Volt.rb, the reactive web framework in which Ruby runs on both the server AND the client.  On top of that, Joel Miles Z. S. May 12, 2015 3:11 PM
Re: [indyrb] Re: Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Submitting my attempt even though it's not particularly clever. I went for clarity++ by renaming stuff and switching reject to select.  https://gist.github.com/che Corin C. May 1, 2015 2:19 PM
Re: [indyrb] Re: Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Though likely overkill for this particular, tiny bit of code, separating things into separate methods to make the code easier for other humans to understand is where I'd take it. Miles Z. S. Apr 26, 2015 3:17 PM
Re: [indyrb] Re: Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Preview not available Winston K. Apr 26, 2015 2:40 PM
Re: [indyrb] Re: Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Anyone up for benchmarks? Mack E. Apr 26, 2015 10:47 AM
Re: Interview Question: Software Archaeology - I think the other nice thing about the chained transformations approach is that each intermediat Kyle S. Apr 26, 2015 10:33 AM
Re: Re: [indyrb] Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Some light exploration with commentary: https://gist.github.com/shipst­ar/6537 Kyle S. Apr 26, 2015 10:27 AM
Re: [indyrb] Interview Question: Software Archaeology - I’m going the anti-code-golf route in favor of clarity an Mack E. Apr 26, 2015 9:28 AM
Re: [indyrb] Interview Question: Software Archaeology - My preferred solution is to assign it to Spencer, one of my interns. That's the kind of rubyist I turned out to be... Sent from my iPhone Dave C. Apr 25, 2015 3:05 PM
Re: [indyrb] Interview Question: Software Archaeology - The function counts the instances of each ele Isaac S. Apr 25, 2015 1:38 PM
Interview Question: Software Archaeology - Winston K. Apr 25, 2015 12:00 PM
Take a New Web Dev Under Your Wing (Online, 1 Hour per Week) - Hi Friends, Marco M. Mar 26, 2015 4:33 PM
Re: [indyrb] Links about Rails and Objects and such - Loving all the links and info! I came across this thing called Trai Miles Z. S. Mar 16, 2015 7:17 PM
Re: [indyrb] Links about Rails and Objects and such - The CodeClimate article Steve sent is really Anthony S. Mar 15, 2015 1:58 PM
Re: [indyrb] Links about Rails and Objects and such - This CodeClimate article is a great run-down of 7 kinds of alternative objects you might use in a Rails app: value, service, form, query, view, policy, and decorator objects (some covered last Wednesday, some not). The before-and-after refa Steve G. Mar 13, 2015 8:53 PM
Re: [indyrb] Links about Rails and Objects and such - Unfortunately, I wasn't there on Wednesday, but this conversation reminds me of the VIPER pattern that we're beginning to apply in mobile applications development.  I've been thinking about how this could apply to rails project Jason V. Mar 13, 2015 6:18 PM
Links about Rails and Objects and such - I’ll do my best to be succinct (said the chronically verbose emailer). Jim Weirich was playing with an extreme separ Miles Z. S. Mar 13, 2015 3:29 PM
Girl Develop It tomorrow! - If you are planning to join Indy.rb in attending the Girl Develop It launch party tomorrow, please RSVP  here . I've grown accustomed to RSVP shenanigans, but we should t Miles Z. S. Jan 13, 2015 4:18 PM
Indy Hackers Holiday Social - Hey folks! I wanted to let you know about a little fun event I’m involved with: the Indy Hackers Holi Miles Z. S. Nov 25, 2014 8:45 PM
Ruby, Ruby on Rails Course - Indy.rbers - As a member of this group, you probably come to the meetings to try to become a better Ruby programmer (a Miles Z. S. Oct 14, 2014 10:20 AM
Tonight's Meeting - Quick note on the agenda: Tonight we will be doing some Exercism.io exercises together, driven by Joseph Caudle. Joseph will also chat about Rails Conf. Communities that hack together, stay together! Probably. Miles Z. S. Jun 11, 2014 3:59 PM
Links to April's Presentations - Ladies and Gentlemen - Matt Swanson’s Code Miles Z. S. Apr 16, 2014 3:58 PM
Ruby on Rails Outreach Workshop For Women and their Friends - Ladies and Gentlemen - Here is the link to RSVP for the Workshop May 2nd and 3rd:  http://www.bridgetroll.org/eve­nts/82 If you know of anyone Miles Z. S. Apr 15, 2014 9:11 AM
Some Links - Hello - Here are some links from last night: Miles Z. S. Mar 13, 2014 1:41 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Monthly Meetup and After-meeting Drink-up - Both the monthly meeting, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, January 8,[masked]:00 PM and After-meeting Drink-up, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, January 8,[masked]:00 PM have been cancelled. Ultimately, the roads are still in poor condition, and enough p Miles Z. S. Jan 8, 2014 2:03 PM
Re: [indyrb] Bootstrapping iOS Course - I am taking it! Stoked. Several other Indy.rbers (and Fretlessians) are taking it as well. Join us! On Nov 26,[masked]:00 AM, "Tony Dewan" < [address removed] Miles Z. S. Nov 26, 2013 8:14 PM
Bootstrapping iOS Course - Hey Indy.rb! Our Bootstrapping iOS course is next week, and we've got a couple of seats left. If you're interested, shoot me a message. There's a discount available for Indy.rb members! Tony D. Nov 26, 2013 10:56 AM
Meetup details changed: indy.rb - The Indianapolis Ruby Brigade Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/indyrb/e­vents/144667002/ When : Wednesday, November 13,[masked]:00 PM Miles Z. S. Nov 11, 2013 10:11 AM
Ruby Koans & We're Hiring - Hi everybody, I'm a little late to the discussion but one of the things that I brought up last week was Ruby Koans ( http://rubykoans.co Jeff B. Oct 15, 2013 11:02 AM
Re: [indyrb] Links from Indy.rb October 2013 - Preview not available Timothy B. Oct 10, 2013 3:41 PM
Links from Indy.rb October 2013 - Miles Z. S. Oct 10, 2013 11:12 AM
Re: [indyrb] September's Meeting Topics - Thanks! On Sep 13,[masked]:53 PM, "Matt Newell" < [address removed] > wrote: Bryan S. Sep 13, 2013 11:47 PM
Re: [indyrb] September's Meeting Topics - Here is a link to the slides . A few cool beginner tutorials worth checking out Miles recommended Matt N. Sep 13, 2013 9:53 PM
Re: [indyrb] September's Meeting Topics - Thanks Matt. Are you going to make your slides available to the group as well? I wanted to check again all the options that you had pursued for learning Ruby. Thanks for sharing your journey with us! On Sep 13, 2 Bryan S. Sep 13, 2013 8:21 AM
Re: [indyrb] September's Meeting Topics - Novice programmers, Here is an example of how I use the gem 'spreadsheet' to manipulate Excel files.  I hope you find this useful. Matt N. Sep 13, 2013 7:50 AM
September's Meeting Topics - Ladies and Gentlemen - Good news, everyone! Wednesday will feature pizza, beer, and two talks, both of which I think can be enjoyed regardless of your level of expertise.  Matt Newell is goin Miles Z. S. Sep 10, 2013 3:04 PM
PS - Different Room - We will be in the former offices of TinderBox, located in the hallway between the doors opening to Winthrop Ave. and The Speak Easy. Miles Z. Sterrett Miles Z. S. Aug 14, 2013 4:36 PM
Code Golf Tonight - Ladies and Gentlemen - As the meetup page mentions, we are code golfing tonight. Be sure to bring your laptop. If you are unable to do so, that will probably be okay. It is my intent to work in teams of 3-6, with a mix of Miles Z. S. Aug 14, 2013 2:58 PM
Connect with exceptional entrepreneurs to start something - user 8. Aug 6, 2013 1:39 PM
RoR Opportunity for Discussions - Mei L. Jul 29, 2013 1:34 PM
Workshop Volunteers - Experienced Indy.rbers - We are in need of volunteers for the workshop August 10th, 9a-1p. At our workshop earlier this year, we had a quite favorable ratio of attendees to volunteers -- around 2 to 1, I believe. It was v Miles Z. S. Jul 22, 2013 8:42 AM
[JOB] Senior Ruby on Rails Developer Needed - Preview not available user 1. Jul 20, 2013 1:56 PM
Hoosier Code 4 Health - Ladies and Gentlemen - If you'd like to make a meaningful impact on other human beings, while also potentially winning thousands of dollars, it's good you're a programmer! This weekend is Hoosier Code 4 Health Miles Z. S. Jul 12, 2013 10:03 AM
[JOB] Full time Ruby on Rails position in Cincinnati, OH! (Base+ equity + telecommuting!) - Lisa Jul 11, 2013 1:30 PM
Wednesday's Meeting, Win a Book - Ladies and Gentlemen - Can you believe it's time for July's meeting already? If someone could lasso summer, slow it down a bit, I'd appreciate it. July's Meeting Miles Z. S. Jul 9, 2013 8:51 AM
June 12th Meeting Lineup - Ladies and Gentlemen - We are going to have a couple presentations tomorrow. Matt Swanson will be talking about TravisCI, CodeClimate, Coveralls, Gemnasium, and Localize (a bunch of helpful services aimed for Ruby and Rub Miles Z. S. Jun 11, 2013 4:09 PM
Re: [indyrb] Welcome, and Hello Again - My links did not all make it through, it seems. (Thanks for the note, Tim.) I linked to the Rails Bridge Indy meeting ( http://www.meetup.com/indyrb/e­vents/113743442/ ), a list of r Miles Z. S. Jun 11, 2013 5:38 AM
Welcome, and Hello Again - Indy.rbers - Welcome to this email list, and hello again if you've seen it befor Miles Z. S. Jun 7, 2013 9:12 AM
RailsConf - Hey all! I'll be at RailsConf and would love to connect if you're there. Send me a message and we can coordinate. Also, if you have a RailsConf ticket and can't use it, I have someone looking for one (it's sold out) who would gladly buy it. Tim Tim H. Apr 17, 2013 2:30 PM
Senior Software Developer job opening with DirectEmployers - I have the following two open positions at DirectEmployers. Help us build out the US.jobs National Labor Exchange, and the rest of the .JOBS Universe. Senior Rick W. Jan 30, 2013 8:55 AM
Indy Hackers' Holiday Social - Ladies and Gentlemen - Last year, around this time, a bunch of hackers got together to drink, eat, and be merry in south Broad Ripple (which I hear we call SoBro now). We're doing it again! There will be local beer served, food, two live Miles Z. S. Dec 3, 2012 3:23 PM
Results from Last Night's Hacking - Ladies and Gentlemen - Here are a couple of the projects resulting from last night's microframework hack night:  https://gist.github.com/408141­1 If yours isn Miles Z. S. Nov 15, 2012 5:27 PM
[JOB] BigUniverse.com is seeking Rails engineer (telecommute / "founding member") - Hello.  Big Universe Learning is an online reading and writing social e-book platform for K-12 schools worldwide. Our mission is to inspire students to learn while providing educator Anil Oct 19, 2012 11:16 PM
Re: [indyrb] Microframework Hackfest? - I would be interested. On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Miles Z. Sterrett < [address removed] > wrote: Timothy B. Oct 17, 2012 4:01 PM
Re: [indyrb] Microframework Hackfest? - I'm interested too. David Christiansen @aldos TechDarkSide.com [masked] (mobile) Dave C. Oct 17, 2012 3:59 PM
Re: [indyrb] Microframework Hackfest? - Jared - I was thinking around 60 minutes to do a quick blog app -- or, as much of one as possible -- and then maybe another 60 minutes to chat about it.  MilesZS On Wed, Oct 17, Miles Z. S. Oct 17, 2012 3:48 PM
Re: [indyrb] Microframework Hackfest? - I would likely be interested in this.  How many hours do you think the event would run for? On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Miles Z. Sterrett < m Jared B. Oct 17, 2012 3:34 PM
Microframework Hackfest? - Indy.rb November 2012 Hackfest Idea Miles Z. S. Oct 17, 2012 3:18 PM
Indy Hack Day - Sun, Oct 14th - Happy Saturday! Jared Brown here. As you may know Indianapolis is about to have a slew of great tech (and music) events. As part of the unofficial Indy Tech Week ( http://indytechweek.com/ ) I'm co-hosting a Jared B. Oct 6, 2012 9:02 AM
The September Meeting: Changes - Ladies and Gentlemen - September's Indy Ruby Brigade meetup is going to be a bit different. TL;DR version: Fishbowl conversation at The Speak Easy in Broad Ripple. If you haven't heard of a Fishbowl conversation, as I hadn't until Matt Swanson me Miles Z. S. Sep 5, 2012 9:52 AM
Re: Re: [indyrb] Postgres & precompiling for Heroku cedar stack - Preview not available Matt Aug 19, 2012 4:13 PM
Re: Re: [indyrb] Postgres & precompiling for Heroku cedar stack - Preview not available Jim B. Aug 18, 2012 9:49 AM
Re: [indyrb] Postgres & precompiling for Heroku cedar stack - My work ( MOBI ) switched from mysql to postgresql about 10 months ago. So far we are loving it. Seems much more durable than mysql. Plus the hstore, array, and boolean column types are a great feature if you have a need for Tony D. Aug 17, 2012 5:14 PM
Postgres & precompiling for Heroku cedar stack - a few questions from a noob.  Also last meetup was great, thanks. Postgres Are people using postgres much, or just sticking to mysql? And if using postgres in production, are you using postgres in development on your local machine (as recommende Jim B. Aug 17, 2012 4:48 PM
Ruby on Rails Developer - Hi, user 5. Jul 25, 2012 7:00 PM
Ruby on Rails Developer - Hi, user 5. Jul 25, 2012 6:55 PM
OWASP Indianapolis Chapter Meeting - August (Q3) - Hi everyone- I wanted to let you know that the next OWASP Indy meeting is coming up next week and we have some good speakers lined up.  Jim Manico is flying in from Hawaii to talk about web defenses and Justin will be presenting on his new framewo Carl S. Jul 23, 2012 2:13 PM
Tonight's Meeting Needs Things - Ladies and Gentlemen - Some things fell through leading up to tonight's meeting (though, I hope to have some surprises for future meetings as a result). This means I need your help, please! Our meetings are never quite the same when they lack discus Miles Z. S. Jun 13, 2012 3:38 PM
Re: [indyrb] Tonight's Meeting: Lightning Talk(!), Hack Night - Wish I could be there, it sounds like fun. Jared On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, Miles Z. Sterrett wrote: Ladies Jared B. May 9, 2012 5:18 PM
Tonight's Meeting: Lightning Talk(!), Hack Night - Ladies and Gentlemen - The response to the idea of lightning talks has been less than electric. I was hoping it would spark something in the group, and many of you who've not spoken before would feel struck by the urge to try a short chat abolt some Miles Z. S. May 9, 2012 3:23 PM
We're hiring! - Hello all, DeveloperTown is currently seeking talented software developers to grow our Indy-based team.  We're a group of craftsmen primarily focused on giving startups a technology foundation for success. We employ a number of too Jason V. Apr 3, 2012 5:22 AM
RoR help wanted - All, We're now the primary developers for an in-production custom eCommerce Mack E. Mar 24, 2012 10:57 AM
Looking for experienced RoR Developers - Adam S. Mar 14, 2012 3:16 PM
Introducing Indy Hack Day - Jared B. Mar 7, 2012 9:47 AM
Ruby on Rail Projects - Patrick U. Jan 17, 2012 9:37 AM
Project opprotunity - Hey All, I hope this is within the rules of using the listserve. This is a paid project. I have a friend who needs a Rails project completed. It's an ecommerce site developed with the Spree Commerc Timothy S. Dec 22, 2011 12:05 PM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - Another thing you can do is create a table just for the shared things with a polymorphous relationship to the things it describes. So, let's say you have two models, books and movies. The shared stuff is in a table called items. M Dave C. Dec 19, 2011 3:22 PM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - UNION is slow because it does a distinct on all results. If you don't need it to be that way, do a UNION ALL. Greg B. Dec 19, 2011 3:04 PM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - That's very good information. How would I go about creating a list of all products? Aren't Union queries really slow? &nb Neil H. Dec 19, 2011 2:55 PM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - You could do it either way. I'm no fan of STI - it's a last-resort approach for me. I wish I could be more concrete about why that is, but all I can say is I've spent a lot of time ripping STI out of apps. My preference is Dave C. Dec 19, 2011 2:29 PM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - Thanks Dave. I haven't looked into plugins. I read though the rails guides and I see lots of potential for them. I' Neil H. Dec 19, 2011 8:46 AM
Re: [indyrb] Ruby Design Dicussion - Have you considered creating an acts_as_product type plugin for it? The plugin could hold the generic product functionality and migration for the shared fields, but all the other stuff would be on your different product models. The rails guide for plugins Dave C. Dec 18, 2011 9:59 PM
Ruby Design Dicussion - I'm having a design issue on an app I'm working on. The app is basically a warranty/maintenance tracking system for products. & Neil H. Dec 18, 2011 8:54 PM
Ruby training classes??? - Greg A. Dec 15, 2011 2:58 PM
Meetup Cancelled: indy.rb - The Indianapolis Ruby Brigade Monthly Meetup - indy.rb - The Indianapolis Ruby Brigade Monthly Meetup, scheduled to occur on Wednesday, December 14,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Instead, we encourage everyone to attend the Indy Hackers Holiday Social! You can get your (free) ticket here: h Miles Z. S. Nov 29, 2011 12:43 PM
Global Day of Coderetreat on Dec 3rd - Hi everybody- I've yet to attend an indy.rb meetup, even though it's the one I want to attend most, because of a long-standing wednesday-night schedule conflict I have. :( So hopefully you won't read this as spam.. Aaron L. Nov 14, 2011 8:37 AM
Re: [indyrb] Loaning Books & Developer Tools - Jim - I'm a bit late on this, but I overheard a discussion concerning getting started with Rails the other day. It was suggested that you take a stab at building a blog with Sinatra first, as there's less "magic" happening. Understanding what is hap Miles Z. S. Nov 10, 2011 8:40 AM
Re: [indyrb] Loaning Books & Developer Tools - Hey Jim- I'm not sure what book you are referring to, but the books that I thought were fantastic were: RailsTutorial.org (this might be the book you're referring to , it's free, and I went through i Brennan K. Nov 8, 2011 8:35 AM
Re: [indyrb] Loaning Books & Developer Tools - On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Jim Bartek < [address removed] > wrote: Elijah M. Nov 7, 2011 11:24 PM
Indy Ruby on Rails Interns - Summer 2012 - user 1. Nov 7, 2011 1:48 PM
Loaning Books & Developer Tools - Hey everyone, i'm brand new to rails. Are people still loaning books? Brennan, was Ruby on Rails 3 Tutorial: Learn Rails By Example a good book? also what setups/tools are people using to dev Rails with? I just got setup with: github he Jim B. Nov 7, 2011 12:56 PM
Re: [indyrb] Startup Weekend: November 18-20 - Does anyone know of any discount codes? On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Miles Z. Sterrett < [address removed] > wrote: Brennan K. Nov 1, 2011 9:29 AM
Startup Weekend: November 18-20 - Peoples - If you didn't know, Indianapolis Startup Weekend is BACK(!) come November 18th, lasting through Sunday the 20th. For more information, check this out: http://indianapolis.startupwee­kend.org/ MilesZS Miles Z. S. Nov 1, 2011 9:13 AM
Drupal Camp Indy - Preview not available Neil H. Oct 26, 2011 5:07 PM

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