I'd be happy to fire up the meetings again if we can get some
participants. Like Bernie said, he or I were often the only ones doing
On the developer search, I think it may be that the framework is too
It may be best to cultivate your own developers from people who show
the correct attitude, aptitude and core skills necessary. I can tell
you from experience that recruiting in Jacksonville is very difficult.
=> is a much bigger draw for any already talented rails devs and they
don't even have to move.
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 4:57 PM, John Long <[address removed]> wrote:
> I think the idea of students is a great one. The COP4020 programming
> languages class at FSU touches on things like Ruby and Scheme so there
> may be some interest there.
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Evan Machnic <[address removed]> wrote:
>> I'm back in Tallahassee after being gone for a year. I was in Jax for a few
>> months and RubyJax is pretty sweet and I got to meet a lot of the Hashrocket
>> guys including Obie Fernandez. I have been focusing completely on Rails
>> since January. I think what DMS needs is to bring in some young guys. Also,
>> NFLRB needs to meet more regularly and bring in some students to get them
>> interested in Ruby since it isn't being taught really.
>> Just some thoughts,
>> Evan Machnic
>> [address removed]
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>> On Sep 13, 2010 4:23 PM, "Bernie" <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Thank you everyone.
>> Your quick responses are proof that we do in fact have a thriving, albeit
>> somewhat hermitic Ruby community here in town.
>> Those of you who showed interest in getting contracts or jobs, I will email
>> you individually with more information about our situation and possible
>> future opportunities.
>> Nick, the idea to look to Jacksonville for candidate contractors or
>> employees is a tremendous idea. I hear their Ruby Brigade is very active,
>> especially with Hash Rocket being based over there. Thanks.
>> John Long, that's very interesting news. Could you fill us in on some of the
>> details of your experience? If you prefer, we can discuss them in a separate
>> Josh, I'd love it if ease-of-use were one of the factors determining our
>> direction. There'd be no contest! Unfortunately right now we're looking at
>> the availability of programmers in various platforms in Tallahassee.
>> Thanks again guys. If anyone else has any comments, please take a minute to
>> jot down your thoughts. This is precisely what we were looking for, and the
>> more responses the better our case for staying on the Rails (cheesy pun
>> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Josh Rendek <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> I live...
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