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Re: [kcruby] RTanque Online Lunch - Preview not available David B. Jul 2, 2013 9:51 AM
RTanque Online Lunch - So you've heard about our KC RTanque league, but haven't done anything yet? We want to help. From 11:30 through 1 pm today (7/2/2013), I'm going to run a RTanque lunch online. If you'd like to: 1.) Get started with RTanque, 2.) Create your Darren C. Jul 2, 2013 9:10 AM
Re: [kcruby] KC Ruby RTanque League - I haven't had any problems, but I've only used it on OSX. Going back to my days of fighting different Linux distros (years and years ago, it's much better now).... have you tried using VMs? I remember trying to use this-or-that on Linux, and sometim Darren C. Jul 2, 2013 8:59 AM
Re: [kcruby] KC Ruby RTanque League - Has anyone else had trouble installing the Gosu gem on linux? The Gosu gem is required to run the graphics for RTanque, and for some reason I can't get the gem to install. It's complaining about pango.h. It's there, and I've even attempted to tell it exac Brian S. Jul 1, 2013 4:06 PM
Re: [kcruby] KC Ruby RTanque League - Should finish this weekend. Yes I got your bot. Next round will be run at the meeting.  On Jun 28,[masked]:57 PM, "Mike Hoskins" < [address removed] > Wes G. Jun 28, 2013 5:59 PM
Re: [kcruby] KC Ruby RTanque League - Hey, Wes.  Do you have standings for last week's RTanque bots? Did you see mine?  (I submitted at 11:00p on Sunday). Thanks! Mike Hoskins Mike H. Jun 28, 2013 5:56 PM
KC Ruby RTanque League - Join in our RTanque League by programming a bot and compete! Details are here: https://github.com/databasical­ly/kcruby-rtanque First round submissions are due tomorrow night! Upload your code to a private gist (file must end in .rb) and submit Wes G. Jun 22, 2013 12:45 PM
Ruby on Rails Software Engineer needed immediately -- 1 year Contract - I'm looking to hire a ROR developer for a 1 year long project in Kansas City, MO. W Ammar Y. May 23, 2013 10:22 PM
Ruby on Rails Contractor Wanted - Stephen H. May 17, 2013 1:05 PM
Re: [kcruby] Ruby/Rails Training in KC - Hey Jeff, I work with Databasically, a Kansas City based company that also does RoR training. Sorry, I think my business partner would be upset with me if I told you who is interested around town. 8-) Willis F Jackson I. May 14, 2013 9:59 AM
Re: [kcruby] Ruby/Rails Training in KC - Jeff, You should really talk to Michael Gelphaman. Mike organized and created a 12-week iOS academy called the Disruption Institute... and the results are fantastic! We hold classes in Waldo Co-work offices which ha Bryan K. May 14, 2013 9:21 AM
Ruby/Rails Training in KC - KC Rubyists, I hope this doesn't come off as spammy, I could use a little help. My company, Jumpstart Lab, teaches both corporate programmer training classes (3 days to 2 weeks) and long-term Jeff C. May 14, 2013 8:49 AM
Re: [kcruby] Looking to carpool to Ruby Midwest - I meet those requirements.  I can cover you on Friday.  I might need to come late or leave early on Saturday, though, but your'e welcome to ride. Darren Cauthon Darren C. Mar 20, 2013 1:19 PM
Looking to carpool to Ruby Midwest - If you (a) are going to Ruby Midwest and (b) live in Olathe, I'm looking for a ride to and from downtown both Friday and Saturday. If need be, I can come to you or a nearby location both days. I'm happy to pay for parking or lunch on Saturday. Thanks i Craig S. C. Mar 20, 2013 1:07 PM
RubyMidwest Volunteers - Kansas City Rubyist: We need volunteers! If you are going to RMW and are willing to either: A. Hang-out at the entrance of Town Pavilion Friday and/or Saturday morning and point people in the right direction. B. Be a "Lunch Sherpa" and guide a grou Chad M. Mar 18, 2013 7:49 PM
Re: [kcruby] Fwd: [Startup KC] Interested in learning code? Learn Ruby on Rails... - Thanks for the link, signed up as well. Also verified with the coordinator that the class is completely free! Sent from my iPhone Kyle S. Mar 15, 2013 6:49 PM
Fwd: [Startup KC] Interested in learning code? Learn Ruby on Rails... - I just signed up! w00t! Ben Barreth |[masked] |  FreeIdeas.co  |  HomesForHackers Ben B. Mar 14, 2013 4:15 PM
Re: [kcruby] Meetup Cancelled: KC Ruby: the monthly lunch and learn edition - Hey Wes! How have you been? Kicksite co Jason N. Feb 25, 2013 8:34 AM
Meetup Cancelled: KC Ruby: the monthly lunch and learn edition - Because of SNOMAGGEDON II, let's skip this month's Lunch & Learn tomorrow. > KC Ruby: the monthly lunch and learn edition, scheduled to occur on > Tuesday, February 26,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. > Please up Wes G. Feb 25, 2013 8:32 AM
Fwd: Apply to "Hacking the Gigabit City" >>> Expense-paid trip to hack @ Google Fiber Space in KC - I got this email yesterday about the Mozilla Ignite Hackathon in the Google Fiberspace on March 22nd! Woot! Ben B. Feb 8, 2013 6:18 AM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - When is the intro to rails? Sent from my iPhone On Jan 31, 2013, at 9:42 PM, Samuel Mullen < Anthony Jan 31, 2013 9:45 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Hey, everyone, I've just received word that there is an Intro to Rails class which will be announced in the next few weeks. So for those of you who are interested in this level of class, you should definitely keep your eyes open. Samuel M. Jan 31, 2013 9:42 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - I'd be interested, in participating and/or organizing/implementing... I think one of the main prerequisites you sh Brian S. Jan 31, 2013 7:25 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - "Having *helped* put together an intro to Node.js" that is :D On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 4:56 PM, Dusty Burwell < dusty b. Jan 31, 2013 4:56 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Having put together an intro to Node.js, I'd certainly be willing to help with organization. Except for the day of, of course... seeing as though I'd like to learn that day :D dusty b. Jan 31, 2013 4:56 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - I'd be interested and know a couple of others who might be as well. An upcoming conference I'm going to is hosting a install-fest/workshop based on the Railsbridge curriculum - just another suggestion:  Jason S. Jan 31, 2013 4:49 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - @tom None yet. Just gauging interest at the moment. I really don't want to even hazard a guess on timelines. Samuel On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at Samuel M. Jan 31, 2013 3:28 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Do you have suggestions on where? I've asked on Twitter and LinkedIn, but only got a single response. Samuel On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Bryan Samuel M. Jan 31, 2013 3:19 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Sam, I also know you need to ask people outside this mailing list to get a more accurate measure of level of interest. Sending you a mail to take this off this conversation off this thread.  Bryan K. Jan 31, 2013 3:14 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Samuel - Do you have any dates in min Tom B. Jan 31, 2013 3:10 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Thanks, Bryan. I wrote Michael this morning since he was organizing the iPhone class (The Disruption Institute), but he really didn't know if this sort of class would be well received or not.  Based on the fee Samuel M. Jan 31, 2013 3:09 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Sam, You already know I'd be all over this! I would gladly pay for this class, but I would also be thrilled to help you create and develop the course materials as well. As Bryan K. Jan 31, 2013 2:59 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - I wouldn't be interested. --- Wes Garrison[masked] www.databasically.com Wes G. Jan 31, 2013 2:14 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - Do it! Even better, bring thestarterleague  here from Chicago! (aka Code Academy funded by 37signals)  I'm a .net guy and would love to learn Ruby but haven't had Ben B. Jan 31, 2013 2:03 PM
Re: [kcruby] Gauging interest for a class - I would definitely come to this and even pay some money (~$25) for it. I've been wanting to get more familiar with Rails and get some real Ruby experience under my belt. This is exactly what would help me, I think. dusty b. Jan 31, 2013 1:59 PM
Gauging interest for a class - Hey, KCRuby people and others, I ran out of my medication a couple days ago, which has caused me to think some very strange thoughts. What follows is one of them... I am c Samuel M. Jan 31, 2013 1:57 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Hey All, I just wanted to apologize for how my comments turned this conversation. I did a poor job of understanding everyone else's position and of communicating my own opinion. I intended to make the conversation more positive and Willis F Jackson I. Jan 23, 2013 12:22 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - OK, I was going to stay out of this. I even thought about posting something along the lines of "Want lively email list activity? Ask about IDE preference on a programmer mailing list." on twitter, but restrained myself. But here g Matthew I. Jan 23, 2013 12:07 AM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Most IDE software is plugin based. Vim has been around for a long time. Do you know what comes with age? Very. Solid. Software. Dustin W. Jan 22, 2013 10:02 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I have a few points to add. First, I would like to dispel any notion that someone preferring an IDE is a request that the computer write the code for me. I am not trying to drag anyones approach through the mud, Vim or otherwise. Rather, to someone that p Willis F Jackson I. Jan 22, 2013 9:52 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - We're missing the point?  The original question was for a Ruby IDE in Linux, and with Ruby that also includes the text editors. If anything, I'd say it's incredibly on-point and shows some experienc Darren C. Jan 22, 2013 9:06 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I use my own custom setup which can be found here Dustin W. Jan 22, 2013 7:12 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Wow... I was waiting for this to devolve into an emacs vs vim flame war but it took a totally different turn. Awesome. I think the desired features of an IDE that may not exist or are hard (read as not default) in an ed dusty b. Jan 22, 2013 6:29 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Also, this is ruby. Not java, c or c#/++ etc. The only impressive/useful IDE feature I have ever seen was type correction. Dustin W. Jan 22, 2013 5:47 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I 100% disagree. You can customize both extensively. I'm not sure what your point is? Do you want something to write code for you? If that's you id Dustin W. Jan 22, 2013 5:36 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I use aptana, but it kind of sucks. If I was spending more time coding, I would be using Rubymine. For those of you turning this into a text editor discussion, you are sorely missing the point. Some of us find lots of comfort in IDE' Willis F Jackson I. Jan 22, 2013 5:12 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Vim + Snipmate (like a merger between Textmate and Vim) -    https://github.com/scrooloose/­snipmate-snippets On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Chris Mike H. Jan 21, 2013 10:51 PM
Rails entry level opportunity - I've been working with Wes Garrison and JC Avena over the past year and our company has grown into a position where we need to bring on another pro Jason N. Jan 21, 2013 4:43 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I personally use Vim for quick edits and reviewing files; when I switch up to more "sophisticated" tasks (particularly debugging) I enjoy an IDE; I've found that Netbeans with the community Ruby support ( Chris C. Jan 21, 2013 11:07 AM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - It's more of a workflow and connivence thing for me. I spen Dustin W. Jan 19, 2013 11:08 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - While I prefer vim, I know a guy at work who is really happy with Sublime.  I can't speak on its behalf, but it seems decently powerful. --The Colorado Lurker On Jan 19,[masked]:42 PM, "Andy Beals" < Josh Jan 19, 2013 10:24 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I use rubymine almost every day and its a very good IDE for ruby development. I use it for straight ruby, sinatra, rails, and even nodejs apps.  If you do rails development it has all the tooling to do it all in the IDE without going to the command line. Tyrone G. Jan 19, 2013 9:11 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Emacs! On Jan 19,[masked]:32 PM, "Jaime Bellmyer" < [address removed] > wrote: Andy B. Jan 19, 2013 4:41 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - +1 for Darren's response. On Jan 19, 2013, at 3:02 PM, Darren Cauthon < [address removed] > Chad D E. Jan 19, 2013 3:05 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I know it's a joke, but vim is so great it deserves a response.  It doesn't take a seven-key combination to open a file. You type ":e file.rb".  Vim isn't the obtuse editor it's made to be.  There is a learnin Darren C. Jan 19, 2013 3:02 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Vim - more like all you would ever have time for.  What seven-key com Jaime B. Jan 19, 2013 1:32 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - It's more an editor than an IDE, but I loved gedit with the plugin tha Jaime B. Jan 19, 2013 1:20 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Vim - all you would ever need http://github.com/mephux/vimux­ On Jan 19, 2013, at 1:11 PM, dusty Dustin W. Jan 19, 2013 1:19 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - Only one I've ever used was the jetbrains one and it's cross platform. It's pretty good, but I had experience with their other ides as well so it may have colored my experience. On Saturday, January 19, 2013, Craig S. Cotti dusty b. Jan 19, 2013 1:11 PM
Re: [kcruby] IDE suggestions? - I've heard good things about RubyMine. They have a Linux version and it looks like you can get a free 30 day trial. I've not used it, if they try a few and don't like them I've had great experiences with SublimeText2 and Caley W. Jan 19, 2013 1:09 PM
IDE suggestions? - I was asked today if I could recommend a Ruby IDE for Linux. I've never used one (for any OS); has anyone else here? -- Craig S. Cottingham [address removed] [masked] or Skype me at CraigCottingham Craig S. C. Jan 19, 2013 1:06 PM
Re: [kcruby] Fwd: KCDC CFP - Yoooouuuuu folks? But seriously, I know this conference seems like it would be .Net-centered, but it's not.  I submitted two Ruby talks last year and both were accepted. Darren C. Jan 18, 2013 9:35 AM
Fwd: KCDC CFP - Rubyists, With rubymidwest coming up it may be easy to forget that the Kansas City developers conference is also on the horizon. KCDC is a great, platform agnostic conference held in our back yard.  dusty b. Jan 17, 2013 5:52 PM
Re: [kcruby] Rails freelancing - Sam, Did you get my first reply?  I'd be very interested in some Rails freelancing. I'm setting my schedule for the new year, so now is a great time. Bryan K. Jan 2, 2013 1:38 PM
Re: [kcruby] We got a celebrity in our midst! - On Dec 10, 2012, at 23:37 , Mike Hoskins wrote: > > http://money.cnn.com/video/tec­hnology/2012/12/10/ts-google-f­iber-startups.cnnmoney (advance to 0:16)... I'm guessing no one else was in the building when CNN came by. Let's Craig S. C. Dec 12, 2012 10:06 AM
We got a celebrity in our midst! - http://money.cnn.com/video/tec­hnology/2012/12/10/ts-google-f­iber-startups.cnnmoney (advance to 0:16)... Mike H. Dec 10, 2012 11:37 PM
Rails freelancing - Hey. Let me know if you're interested in doing some Rails freelancing. One of the companies I work with is getting a lot of new work, but I'm unable to meet the demand by myself. You can send me an email at Samuel M. Dec 10, 2012 1:04 PM
Rails opportunity - Hey all... This came across my e-mail and I thought I would pass it along. https://ynab.recruiterbox.com/­jobs/12369/ YNAB.com is lookin Steve G. Dec 5, 2012 5:52 AM
2012 Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition with Matz! - Dear Kansas Ruby Enthusiasts, Kaz K. Nov 12, 2012 1:00 AM
New log analysis tool - your feedback needed - Preview not available user 6. Oct 30, 2012 12:02 PM
Re: [kcruby] Call for Ruby Book Reviewers - Preview not available Chip W. Oct 27, 2012 12:51 PM
Call for Ruby Book Reviewers - Preview not available Samuel M. Oct 27, 2012 10:45 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rubots! - This is really cool. It'd be a fun thing to try out, either virtually or in person. -- Wes Wes G. Oct 26, 2012 2:13 PM
Re: [kcruby] Rubots! - Hi Darren- Currently in the Prisoner's Dilemma game, t Jaime B. Oct 26, 2012 12:45 PM
Re: [kcruby] Rubots! - I like the idea.  Just two thoughts, though: 1.)  We can scan the classes that exist, but there's no way to actually know what class you are fighting against, right? 2.)  I rememb Darren C. Oct 26, 2012 11:34 AM
Rubots! - Hey Guys- We discussed the concept of Ruby wars at the last meeting. I tossed out the idea of creating a game that would allow rubyists to create their own player classes to battle it out in a tourney. I have done this! All the details are her Jaime B. Oct 25, 2012 4:29 PM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - I'm available as an infrastructure/back-end/Rails guy if anyone needs one. On Sep 25, 2012, at 7:37 PM, Wes Garriso Brian S. Sep 28, 2012 8:41 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - I'm definitely interested. I am only about 90 minutes away from KC and could come up if Wes was going to open up the office. I've not touched Rails in the last 3-4 months but worked with it quite a bit prior to that in 3.0 and 3 Caley W. Sep 26, 2012 11:16 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - Right, this isn't just a ruby competition.  Judges are definitely influenced by visual design as well. --- Wes Garrison[masked] www.databasically.com Wes G. Sep 26, 2012 10:37 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - I'm interested, but my foray in rails was pretty limited. I won't be super efficient on the backend but I can cover everything you need on the front end. On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 9:00 AM, Christopher Overton Chad D E. Sep 26, 2012 9:06 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - Same here On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:40 PM, Craig S. Cottingham < [address removed] > wrote: user 6. Sep 26, 2012 8:08 AM
Re: [kcruby] Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - On Sep 25, 2012, at 19:37 PM, Wes Garrison wrote: > Registration starts next week, so gather up your teams! If you don't have > a team but would like to join one, reply and find some like-minded people. I'd be interested in Craig S. C. Sep 25, 2012 11:40 PM
Rails Rumble: October 12-14 - If you didn't know, Rails Rumble is back! What's that? The Rails Rum Wes G. Sep 25, 2012 7:37 PM
Announcing KC Freelancers - Hey, everyone. Wes gave me permission to post this. I'm starting a new group for developers, designers, and dev-operators who freelance in Kansas City. It's not an easy thing to be an independent: development, creativity, law, a Samuel M. Aug 20, 2012 9:27 PM
Ruby on Rails Developer - Hi We are hiring for Ruby on Rails Developer in Golden, CO. This could be a g user 5. Jul 24, 2012 1:58 PM
Looking for a Rails developer to contract in July and August - Hi Everyone, Johnny Lightning Strikes Again is looking for a local Rails developer to help push one of our projects to completion in August. It was on my plate until it became clear the deadline would mean I'd need to let too many important things drop James P. Jul 9, 2012 2:58 PM
Hackathon this weekend - Passing on if you haven't heard of this: ----- On June 2nd & 3rd in Kansas City , KCITP (http://www.kcitp.com/) is having a 24 hour developer contest called Hack The Midwest (http://www.hackthemidwest.com­/) . It is a challenge in which software devel Wes G. May 29, 2012 4:56 PM
Re: [kcruby] Will Pay for Rails/Ruby Training - Kyle, I can probably spare some time to help you out. When it comes to teaching, I work for good beer. On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Kyle Carlson < Willis F Jackson I. May 14, 2012 3:53 PM
Will Pay for Rails/Ruby Training - I'm a novice Ruby on Rails developer looking for someone to spend a few hours answering some questions and showing me some RoR kung-fu. My head is overflowing from all the tutorials & videos I've gone through, but I'm having a hard time wi Kyle C. May 14, 2012 2:20 PM
KC Ruby: the farewell edition [UPDATE - TOMORROW] - Sudden change of plans:  tomorrow night, May 1st , 75th St Brewery. Some of the guys that we're toasting have to be out of town next week. What's a going away party without the going-awayers? Please update your RSVP acco Wes G. Apr 30, 2012 2:45 PM
CityCampKC - From an organizer of CityCampKC, passing it along to anyone that's interested. The date is April 28th. -- Wes ========================= Greetings guys, Thought some of the civic-minded members of your group might be interested to learn about an Wes G. Apr 16, 2012 11:16 AM
Join Intridea, See New York - Hey all, sorry to ping the whole group but I've been out of town and unable to bug you all in person for six months. :) Intridea is looking for Ruby/Rails developers that might be able to fit a specific on-site client opportun Michael B. Mar 5, 2012 10:28 AM
Re: [kcruby] Next meetup: location and date changes, your input needed - I've went to a MeetUp (KCWebCore) at JCCC and the accommodations were very nice. If you'd like, I could try to hit up one of the organizers of those MeetUps (KCWebCore and KCDesignCore both meet there) to see who we talk to about seeing if we can host th Brian S. Jan 31, 2012 9:32 PM
Re: [kcruby] Next meetup: location and date changes, your input needed - On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:37 AM, Wes Garrison wrote: > LOCATION > > After years at Centriq Training, we need to find a new home. If > no-one suggests a new location, we'll be meeting at my office in > Lenexa. It's not the most centrally located, so Chip W. Jan 31, 2012 7:05 PM
Next meetup: location and date changes, your input needed - We have several people that have volunteered to talk, so we've got an exciting lineup, but we have two major things to dicsuss: LOCATION After years at Centriq Training, we need to find a new home. If no-one suggests a new location, we'll be meet Wes G. Jan 17, 2012 10:37 AM
Re: [kcruby] Ruby Development Tools - I can talk on Vim, pow, maybe tmux. Maybe a demonstration of tools in my chain. Wes keeps bugging me about it anyway.  Cheers, Matt On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 9:34 PM, Chip Warden & Matt P. Jan 12, 2012 10:42 PM
Ruby Development Tools - Hey, I suggested tools as a topic. I'm always interested in learning about other people's development process. Things I'd like to know if other people are using: * RVM (someone, I forget who, offered to present on this) * rbenv/ruby-build * Pow Chip W. Jan 12, 2012 9:30 PM
Re: [kcruby] RE: KC Ruby: the dog days of summer edition - So are we all conducting business through the group now? :) JC A. Sep 16, 2011 5:58 PM
Re: [kcruby] RE: KC Ruby: the dog days of summer edition - Hey, Jaime, I'm going to need your laptop back. Thanks. --- Wes Garrison [masked] www.databasically.com Wes G. Sep 16, 2011 4:02 PM
Re: [kcruby] RE: KC Ruby: the dog days of summer edition - Scotty Moon, I hear you new boss is really difficult to deal with. Lets talk. We'd love to have you on board! Ryan On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Eric Hurst Ryan Sep 16, 2011 2:33 PM

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