The Passionate Programmer (Book Club)

  • February 6, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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So it's a new year, and we've all got plans.  What are your plans for building an awesome career in software?

Let's read this book, work on the 'Act on it' sections, and get together to discuss our experiences, book impressions, and concrete plans for the year!

The Passionate Programmer
Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development

By Chad Fowler

Agenda

6:30p -- Doors Open
7:00p -- Intros/Announcements
7:15p -- Discuss! Book Raffle!

Pizza and beverages will be provided.

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  • Dave D.

    Thanks for hosting, Elle!

    1 · February 7, 2013

  • Elle

    Vote for the next book!

    http://www.sfruby.info/polls/74...­

    February 7, 2013

  • Elle

    Thanks to the ~20 peeps who showed up, good turn out! Fun discussion. Thanks to Citizen Space and Carl for hosting. Congrats to book and pass winners Edgar, Charles, Nan, Diana, Adrien, Caleb, Alexander, Gabrial, Shane! Free builder passes also available at http://festival.launch.co/build...­

    1 · February 6, 2013

  • Elle

    Pearson publishing has kindly sponsored a book from the Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series:

    Design Patterns in Ruby
    by Russ Olsen
    http://www.informit.com/store/d...­

    We also have a handful of donated tickets to the Launch Festival happening 3/4-3/6 thanks to Jason Demant:

    http://festival.launch.co/­ Must be present to win!

    February 6, 2013

  • Elle

    A local author, Noah Gibbs, is kindly sponsoring his e-book, 'Rebuilding Rails'!

    http://rebuilding-rails.com/­

    Must be present to win!

    January 14, 2013

    • Dave D.

      I actually bought this book, and would be interested in a doing a weekend intensive to see far I could get in 2 days. Lot of good material in there.

      February 5, 2013

  • Jeremy T

    Never had a chance to read the book

    January 28, 2013

  • Elle

    Rahul Gupta and Big Wheel Brigade (http://www.bigwheelbrigade.com­), has kindly sponsored the following paper books for this meetup's giveaways*:

    -Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware
    (by Andy Hunt)
    http://pragprog.com/book/ahptl/...­

    -Think Like a Programmer (V. Spraul)
    http://nostarch.com/thinklikeap...­

    * Must be present to win!

    January 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So excited! I haven't worked on ruby at all but in reading the books description I see its broad enough for all interested.

    January 13, 2013

  • Michael E.

    I didn't read it :(

    January 12, 2013

  • Gabriel W.

    last minute conflict

    January 12, 2013

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