This month's meetup will be held at YP in Glendale. YP will also be sponsoring food.
7:00 – 7:15 Open
7:15 – 7:30 Introductions
7:30 – 9:00 Presentations
9:00 – 10:00 Open / Networking
Each meetup features 3-4 presentations of 30 minutes each, and should pertain to Ruby / Ruby on Rails, or be of general interest to the Ruby community. Please contact Alf Mikula if you are interested in presenting at a future meetup. Include a title, brief summary of your proposed presentation, and a brief bio about yourself.
Cron Jobs in Rails by Alex Pan
I will discuss creating custom rake tasks, cron expression, and exporting the crontab to your production server.
Alex Pan is a recent graduate of Dev Bootcamp NYC. He also co-founded Shogogo.com with a couple of his fellow students. Shogogo is a service that lets you track artists and it will alert you via text when they are in town along with a link to purchase the tickets at the best available prices. Our mantra is "No show left behind!".
Continuous Deployment using (swappable) Capistrano and (swappable) Jenkins by Ashok Modi
Sometimes, using Heroku is not an option. And we have to work as a team building and maintaining a site together while still remaining sane. In this session,we will talk about Jenkins, a continuous integration tool that is very useful for testing your software and also for deploying it / managing it. I'll talk about using Jenkins with Capistrano to manage continued development of our application.
Ashok is currently a Computer Systems Analyst for the Cherry Hill Company. His primary duties involve around working with clients and their online presence and intimately working with various technologies to bring their goals to fruition. Outside Cherry Hill, he dedicates his time contributing back to various open source communities.
NPM crash course for Ruby developers by Oren Golan
Park in guest parking for 611 N. Brand Bl. Parking validation will be provided on a first come, first served basis.