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What would you like to present or see at the next Meetup? - Hey all, It's been a while since our last round of topic proposals. I threw together a new poll and left it specifically sparse in the hope of soliciting fresh input. If you have proposed a topic in the past and you d Ben D. Mar 18, 2017 8:30 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Lightning Talks! - Awesome! Ben On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 12:09 PM Jared Beck < [address removed] > wrote: Ben D. Mar 3, 2017 8:49 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Lightning Talks! - I could talk about rails 5.1. It's kind of a big deal. They're dropping jquery and adopting yarn and webpack. (http://weblog.rubyonrails.org­/2017/2/23/Rails-5-1-beta1/) I could try out the beta and report what I find. -Jared On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 2 Jared B. Mar 2, 2017 12:01 PM
Lightning Talks! - Hey all, Jared mentioned that there was a conversation around scheduling some lightning talks at the last meetup. We'd love to have 2-4 talks for next Tuesday's meetup. Anyone have something on their mind? No nee Ben D. Mar 1, 2017 2:43 PM
PollQ Spring/Summer Design Internship - Hi, Ithaca Web People (and happy Friday!) Do you know a designer who's looking for a Spring/Sum Erica O. Feb 24, 2017 3:58 PM
Call for Speakers - Hey all, We had a ton of participation in the UpDwn vote which was awesome to see. The following topics were of particular interest: Progressive Web Applications Penetration and / or Load Testing Ben D. Nov 23, 2016 3:39 PM
RE: [ithaca-web-people] What should we hear about next? - hi ben, thank you for all of your hardwork. topic: hybrid app dev with ionic, angular html5/css3 user 1. Nov 15, 2016 12:19 PM
What should we hear about next? - It's that time again to pick what topics we should hear about next. http://updwn.co/-KWcZlpsIBzJwH­vij3Qu The poll will be up for the rest Ben D. Nov 15, 2016 10:33 AM
GiveGab is Hiring - Hello Beautiful Web Folk of Ithaca, We just wanted to let you know that GiveGab has some open positions. Are you a well-rounded engineer, jack of all trades? Or know someone who is? Our Full Stac Jay R. Nov 3, 2016 11:52 AM
ES2016, React, and React Native - Ithaca Web People, Greg K. Oct 14, 2016 3:32 PM
Fwd: Seeking temp designer and web specialist - Hey, web folks! Check out this listing for a part-time web development/design job up at Cornell. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Aaron Goldweber Leon M. Oct 14, 2016 2:16 PM
Upcoming Dev Fests - Here are a couple of dev fests coming up in NY State in November and December: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/c­apital-region-devfe Elisa M. Oct 12, 2016 8:49 AM
AIGA Upstate NY Slack - Hey guys, For those of you who are designers, know designers, interested in designer-collab type stuff… The AIGA Upstate NY Chapter has opened the Slack to the public. Great way to connect with some cool people across the state. Tyler Finck is Paul S. Sep 14, 2016 8:15 PM
Fwd: Sign Up for Hack Upstate VIII - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hack Upstate < [address removed] > Date: Tue, Sep 6, 20 Elisa M. Sep 9, 2016 8:57 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Discussion Topics? - A topic of perennial interest to me is how to advocate for upgrades. I'd be interested in hearing how consultants advocate to their clients, how product developers advocate to their managers, and how managers advocate to higher-ups in organizations whe Jared B. Aug 29, 2016 12:38 PM
Discussion Topics? - Hey all, In lieu of a second speaker for the September meetup we are going to leave time for general discussion. We had a great discussion last month that touched on a number of different topics. Ben D. Aug 29, 2016 11:36 AM
Point of sale system transition work? - Hi, folks! My cousin has a small retail chain and is transitioning to a new point of sale system. He’s interested in having a tech consultant to help with data migration, etc. If you have experience with these types of systems and are int Leon M. Aug 28, 2016 9:19 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Looking for Speakers - I could do a talk on SEO. On 8/12/16 11:15 AM Paul S. Aug 12, 2016 1:37 PM
Looking for Speakers - Hey all! We are looking for speakers for September. There are some awesome topics that folks are interested in hearing about (though don't feel limited by these) SEO for devs: What's actually imp Ben D. Aug 12, 2016 11:14 AM
Full-stack dev position at Cornell AAD - Hello, fellow Web People! Thomas D. Aug 4, 2016 3:36 PM
AT&T Youth Code Project - This looks like a fun free workshop for getting kids started with programming. It's in Syracuse on August 18th at the Tech Garden. http://cny.attyouthcode.com/ Elisa M. Jul 26, 2016 10:21 AM
Looking for Speakers! - Hey all, We had a great response to the UpDwn poll  and now  it's time to staff some talks! Ben D. Jul 13, 2016 12:04 PM
What should we talk about next?! - Hey all, Thanks to everyone who showed up last night for what was possibly our largest turn out yet! Here is a new UpDwn poll to help us plan out the next few meetups.  Ben D. Jul 6, 2016 10:27 AM
Scala Talk - Hey all, I'll be giving a Scala talk at the next meetup and I need your help. I want to know what folks are interested in learning about. I put together a quick poll, feel free to vote and/or Ben D. Jun 27, 2016 11:04 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Please spread the word - Singlebrook is hiring a web developer apprentice for our Ithaca office! - Tell me more? On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:51 PM, Erica O'Brian < [address removed] > wro Al Jun 23, 2016 1:16 PM
Please spread the word - Singlebrook is hiring a web developer apprentice for our Ithaca office! - Hi Ithaca Web People,  Please spread the word - Singlebrook is hiring a web developer apprentice for our Ithaca office! Feel free to check out and share the job ad found here:  Erica O. Jun 23, 2016 12:51 PM
Looking for Speakers - Hey all, We have some highly desired topics that are looking for speakers. Continuous integration tools and practices Automation, Twitter/Chat Bots, Web-scraping Feel f Ben D. Jun 9, 2016 10:25 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Help Refill our Topic Backlog - Hey, all! We got a ton of input on the updwn poll!  http://updwn.co/-KGvxKhjlVh9wD­GuLMIE Now the question is, who has Ben D. May 9, 2016 11:38 AM
Help Refill our Topic Backlog - Hey all, We've had a series of amazing talks and speakers over the past year and we need your help keeping our topic backlog full of great ideas. We've created a quick crowd poll and we Ben D. May 4, 2016 9:41 AM
HTTP/2 Slide Deck - Hey all, Great to see everyone last night. I uploaded my slides and you can find them at: https://speakerdeck.com/bdarfl­er/2 Ben D. May 4, 2016 9:28 AM
Attention Span Media hiring an Ithaca-based Designer - Hi Ithaca Web People,  Please share this job opportunity with any qualified designers in your networks! Attention Span Media, “A pioneering digital and social media agency” with Erica O. Apr 28, 2016 12:38 PM
May Meetup - Call for Talks - Hey all! Thanks again to Armand and Lenny for their talks at the top of the Month. We are looking for volunteers or ideas for our talks in May.  What's on your mind? What would you like to ta Ben D. Apr 15, 2016 6:29 AM
Gin Lane JS Engineer Opportunity - Preview not available Lenny S. Mar 28, 2016 2:35 PM
Singlebrook update: desk space available for co-working; job openings! - Hi Ithaca Web People, Singlebrook has some exciting news! We are interested in talking with folks who would like to rent a desk / co-working space at our main office in downtown Ithaca. Please spread the word! Erica O. Mar 21, 2016 2:53 PM
New Shop Coming to Town - Hey all, Funkhaus ( http://funkhaus.us/ ) is planning on opening a satellite office in Ithaca.  They picked Ithaca because of the creative / Ben D. Jan 22, 2016 12:24 PM
Fwd: Training Opportunity up on the hill - FYI, there’s a security training course happening up at Cornell in March. It’s open to the public, if you’ve got the $$$! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Leon M. Jan 22, 2016 12:19 PM
Update NY Slack - Hey all, I wanted to let folks know that there is a slack team for Hack Upstate that has some interesting rooms around jobs and events in the area as well as just got developer chatter. I'm in there as @bdarfler. If y Ben D. Jan 6, 2016 11:16 AM
Fwd: Presentations@Rev: SBIR Proposals That Win - Ithaca Web People!,  This week, Rev: Ithaca Startup Works will b Ana M. Nov 16, 2015 11:35 AM
Upcoming Event: Do these startups have what it takes? - Ithaca Web People!,  I'm reaching out to share an upcoming event at Rev: Ithaca Startup Works. In the past, Networking@Rev events have been a great way for entrepreneurs and leaders in all industries to connect with Ana M. Oct 14, 2015 10:18 AM
Upstate Development Community - Come join the Upstate NY software development community on S Stephen S. Oct 5, 2015 2:00 PM
Talk on Tuesday - Hey all, I totally screwed up and I'm out of town on Tuesday so I won't be able to give the Rails asset pipeline talk. Is anyone else up for presenting a different talk? Ben Ben D. Oct 3, 2015 7:18 AM
Fall Events at Rev! - Good morning everyone!,  This week Rev will be kicking off our event calendar for the Fall! If you want a chance to check out the space before the next Ithaca Web People Meet Up, come out this Thursday at 6:30 for our fi Ana M. Sep 21, 2015 8:26 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Singlebrook Open Source Volunteer Day - 9/19 in Ithaca - I'm going.  I'll probably be working on PaperTrail ( https://github.com/airblade/pa­per_trail ), so if any rubyists would like to help with that, I'd be happy to introduce you Jared B. Sep 8, 2015 4:53 PM
Singlebrook Open Source Volunteer Day - 9/19 in Ithaca - Hi folks, Singlebrook would like to invite local / regional developers and designers to join us here in Ithaca for an Open Source Vol Erica O. Sep 8, 2015 4:27 PM
Demo Day - August 13 at Rev! - Hey All,  I'm reaching out to help spread the word about an event taking place at Rev:Ithaca S Ana M. Jul 28, 2015 11:08 AM
Front End Talk, You Know You Wanna - Hey all, We had a late cancellation for the FE talk for August. Who is got that itch to give one? Or who's got suggestions that someone could run with? The trello board is here:  Ben D. Jul 27, 2015 9:18 AM
Growth Marketing Lead Position at GiveGab - Hi everyone, I just wanted to pass along to this list that we are looking to hire a Growth Marketing Lead to help drive customer acquisition. You can see the full posting here:  Aaron G. Jul 9, 2015 3:53 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Re: Front End Speaker? - @Patrick Steadman, would you be up for presenting your twitter bot in July? @Lenny, lets get you locked in for a July talk. I'm a performance nut so the scroll jacking and chrome performance are quite interesting to me b Ben D. Jun 16, 2015 8:48 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Re: Front End Speaker? - Is the twitter-bot/web-scraping talk still on the table?  On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 4:34 PM, Lenny Sirivong < len Charles E. Jun 15, 2015 4:39 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Re: Front End Speaker? - Hey I just dumped a few ideas in the trello board on thi Lenny S. Jun 15, 2015 4:34 PM
Re: Front End Speaker? - Hey all, Any other takers? On Tue, Jun 9, 2015, 11:08 AM Benjamin Darfler < [address removed] > wrote: Ben D. Jun 15, 2015 4:06 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Front End Speaker? - Yah Paul its open for comments and votes but Trello only allows members of the board to add cards. Send me your trello user name and I can add you. Also, a responsive images talk would be awesome!. Ben Ben D. Jun 9, 2015 11:40 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Front End Speaker? - I could do a talk on responsive images in August/September. Paul S. Jun 9, 2015 11:30 AM
Front End Speaker? - Hey all, We have a number of awesome backend talks lined up but we are still looking for a front end talk for July's meeting. Anyone have a talk they would like to give or one they would like to see? Reply here or sen Ben D. Jun 9, 2015 11:08 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Trello Board for Talk Ideas - Looks like thats not possible http://webapps.stackexchange.c­om/questions/24887/how-to-let-­random-users-a Ben D. Jun 5, 2015 12:57 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Trello Board for Talk Ideas - Fantastic idea. I’m not sure the permissions are set up right though for idea submission? Dain M. Jun 5, 2015 12:51 PM
Trello Board for Talk Ideas - Hey all, At the end of the meeting on Tuesday a few of us got talking about how we could open up the talk submission/idea/voting process to the whole group. I've created a trello board where a Ben D. Jun 5, 2015 12:36 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - That sounds like fun Patrick.  I'm sure we could squeeze it it.  Thanks! -Jared On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Patrick Steadman < Jared B. May 22, 2015 8:52 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - I’d be very interested in hearing about that. Paul S. May 22, 2015 4:26 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - I could do a really short talk about a script I wrote that tweets everything that I google.  I learned some interesting things about browser automation (casperjs and then mechanize in python), and cron jobs / web scraping using an AWS instan Patrick S. May 21, 2015 4:19 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Armand Zerilli < [address removed] > wrote: Jared B. May 21, 2015 12:10 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - I'm definitely interested in a talk that takes a practical overview of CouchDB. I think that would be really informative, since CouchDB seems to ha Armand Z. May 21, 2015 11:54 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Matthieu Corrand < [address removed] > wrote: Jared B. May 21, 2015 11:28 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for June Speakers - I could probably throw something together about lightweight rest backends using couchdb Matthieu Corrand Matthieu C. May 20, 2015 10:25 AM
Call for June Speakers - Hey all, We are looking for speakers for the June meetup! Specifically we would love one talk on front end (css/html/js/design/etc) and one on back end (web frameworks/queues/databases/de­vops/etc). Who's got a talk th Ben D. May 19, 2015 4:13 PM
Animusic contact? - The Learning Web is looking for a contact at a locally-based company called Animusic. Does anyone happen to know someone from their team ? Thanks! Aaron Aaron F. May 6, 2015 8:36 AM
Re: Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - If you are looking at Postgres for your backing store I would think about two issues. Task size and postgres overhead. If your tasks are large then the over head of using Postgres might be lost in the noise but it co Ben D. Apr 6, 2015 3:40 PM
Re: Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - So far, I'm leaning toward classic_queue because we're probably going to go with Postgres for the production database, but that might change when we start playing with it. Que looks pretty neat too, but we'd like to us Kyle O. Apr 6, 2015 2:14 PM
Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - I enjoyed that blog post a lot - it's always exciting to see how interesting a failure case a dedicated individual can generate. This is definitely a race condition to be aware of - in the case of our system at Rosie, the consequences o Mike R. Apr 4, 2015 6:17 PM
Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - I'd be careful when using redis for a distributed lock if you have a master/slave or redis cluster setup. You can get into a situation where multiple process all hold the lock when redis nodes fail. This might be a acceptable situation in Ben D. Apr 4, 2015 4:29 PM
Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - Kyle, Definitely second Leon's recommendation to manage this using Sidekiq (or I guess one of the others if you'd like, they should all plug into ActiveJob nicely). The interesting problem here actually sounds like managing y Mike R. Apr 4, 2015 3:55 PM
Re: Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - @Leon: We haven't written the jobs yet (we're still in the planning stage in a lot of ways), but we intend to write them in Ruby. The hardware we're managing is one or more Spark Cores connected to stuff, so we intend Kyle O. Apr 2, 2015 8:58 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - Kyle, what are your jobs like? Are they written in Ruby? If they are, there are lots of good tools (like DelayedJob, Sidekiq, and maybe the new Que). If not, you'll probably have to do a bit more work yourself. Leon M. Apr 1, 2015 11:54 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Background Jobs in Ruby - Long ago I built software to manage a distributed job execution system with requirements like these (it was for a CD ripping and encoding workflow). Since you're new to this stuff, I'd recommend starting with a ba Jason W. Mar 31, 2015 3:43 PM
Background Jobs in Ruby - Hey all, I know there's a bunch of Ruby folks who go to this, so I thought I might try to pick your brains. I'm working on a project that needs to run a schedule of tasks. Each task: Kyle O. Mar 31, 2015 2:07 PM
Session proposals due Friday for upcoming camp - tl;dr If you work on front end technologies, software development, or Drupal, then consider submitting a session proposal by this Friday for the Apr. 24th Cornell Dr Aaron F. Mar 18, 2015 11:33 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - :) you know me! On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 11:37 AM, Leon Miller-Out < [address removed] > wrote: Jason W. Mar 9, 2015 11:40 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - Jason, I hope you're kidding! On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 9:39 AM, Jason Woodward < [address removed] > Leon M. Mar 9, 2015 11:37 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - Don't forget jsonx  http://www-01.ibm.com/support/­knowledgecenter/#!/SS9H2Y_6.0.­0/com.ibm.dp.xm.doc/json_jsonx­.html On Mo Jason W. Mar 9, 2015 9:39 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - jsonb too? On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 8:50 PM, Jared Beck < [address removed] > wrote: Chris M. Mar 9, 2015 9:12 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - On Sun, Mar 8, 2015 at 3:49 PM, David Furber < [address removed] > wrote: Jared B. Mar 8, 2015 8:50 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] April IWP Talks - Hi, I would like to talk about using json column in postgres on Rails. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 7, 2015, at 11:50 AM, Benjam David F. Mar 8, 2015 3:49 PM
April IWP Talks - Hey all, As Jared mentioned on the April event page Nichole Burton and Conor Pappas from Rosie App have volunteered to present on "atomic design / style guides / modular CSS".  First do Ben D. Mar 7, 2015 11:50 AM
Singlebrook is hiring a Project Coordinator - Singlebrook is hiring a full-time Project Coordinator for our Ithaca office. The job description and application is at  http://singlebrook.com/careers­/project-coordinator Leon M. Mar 6, 2015 10:38 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] January Meetup - Oh nice! You'll be in town? I totally agree on the microservices front. Ben On Dec 16,[masked]:02 PM, "Travis Vachon" < travis.vachon@gmai Ben D. Dec 16, 2014 2:32 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] January Meetup - Hey Ben I can talk. Happy to provide some perspective on both standard (rails frontend + clojure backend services) and unusual (clojurescript allthethings + parse). Can also rant on about why people should avoid things li Travis V. Dec 16, 2014 2:02 PM
January Meetup - Hey all. So I was thinking about giving a talk on the tech stack and tool chain we use at GiveGab. Then I got talking with Michael Miles from CU and he was interested in a discussion on "Best Technology Stacks for Start-ups and Ne Ben D. Dec 15, 2014 5:24 PM
DevOps Position Up at Cornell - Hi everyone, a friend of mine asked me to pass this job posting along for any DevOps folks in the audience:  https://cornellu.taleo.net/car­eersection/10164/job Aaron G. Dec 2, 2014 9:01 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Still space for one more talk! - I've been doing a lot of work with Aspect-Oriented Programming in JavaScript, and I think the concepts would make for a good presentation. I'd be h Armand Z. Nov 24, 2014 12:48 PM
Still space for one more talk! - Hey all, We still have space for one more speaker at the upcoming IWP meetup on Dec 2nd. Who's interested?! Ben -- Ben D. Nov 24, 2014 12:42 PM
Interesting event over at Rev - Hey all, Rev (where we are hosting our next meetup) is having an interesting event tonight. I thought I would pass along the details. Ben --- Ben D. Nov 17, 2014 12:30 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Change of Venue - Hi, Ben and all - I've been lurking on the list and meaning to attend for a long time. Maybe if I propose a talk it will get me there... I've been trying to formulate an o Eric W. Nov 12, 2014 6:53 PM
Change of Venue - Hey all, I've been in contact with the folks over at Rev (the new tech incubator next to Viva) and they offered to host an IWP meetup. Its a great space for a meetup and it should be fun for people to check out so we& Ben D. Nov 12, 2014 12:14 PM
IBM Global Entrepreneur Program - Presentation @ Rev - Hi everyone, I'm passing this along from the folks at Rev as it may be of interest. Rev is starting to put together a good list of events in their space and I'd recommend for folks to check out their calendar here Aaron G. Nov 3, 2014 4:28 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for Speakers! - Hey Aaron, That sounds quite interesting. I'll contact you directly. Ben On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Aaron Froehlich Ben D. Oct 28, 2014 7:37 PM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Call for Speakers! - Hey Ben, I've been playing a lot with Ansible, and would be happy to talk about it/demo if people are interested. Thanks, Aaron Aaron F. Oct 28, 2014 10:26 AM
Call for Speakers! - Hey all, Are you interested in talking at next weeks meetup? We have slots for longer 30 min talks and slots for shorter 5-10 min lightening talks. Just about any topic is fine from databas Ben D. Oct 28, 2014 10:23 AM
Singlebrook Holiday Hackathon - 12/13 - Singlebrook Technology will host a Holiday Hackathon at our offi Leon M. Oct 13, 2014 3:32 PM
Hack Hunger and Homelessness November 7-9th - Hey all, The Tech Garden is hosting a civic hackathon called "Hack Hunger and Homelessness” this  November 7-9th Ben D. Sep 25, 2014 11:41 AM
Re: [ithaca-web-people] Re: What is everyone interested in? - I was thinking about giving a talk about Automated Testing but I have no idea about the audience familiarity with it - could you all fill this out? It's super short.  Aaron H Sep 16, 2014 8:59 AM

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