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Ruby Hack Night

Hey all,

We are hosting a hack night the first Tuesday of every month here at the Influitive office. The idea behind this event is to get new and experienced Ruby developers to connect, find interesting projects to work on, and show off cool things they found over the course of the night.

Each hack night, anyone who wants to lead a project can write their idea on the whiteboard, and spend 5-10 minutes describing what they want to work on. Anyone attending can join up with any of the leaders, and we'll break into 4-5 groups each working on a cool, interesting problem.

Here's the structure we'll be working with for each Hack Night:

  • 6:30 - 7:00 - Leaders present their ideas for projects to work on
  • 7:00 - 9:30 - Break into groups, work on projects
  • 9:30 - 10:00 - Each group takes 5-10 minutes to present what they worked on and interesting things they learned or discovered.

We're going to focus on teaming up newer Ruby developers with more experienced devs. Developers of any skill level are welcome to attend.

If you're interested in leading a project, come in with your ideas and be ready to describe why you think it would be a cool learning opportunity for Ruby developers.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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  • Zaid Z.

    Enjoyed meeting other Rubyists. and playing rubywarrior! :)

    February 8, 2013

  • Marius B.

    There were Ruby warriors in the house!

    February 8, 2013

  • auds

    Learned lots about benchmarking tests. Thanks to Tasveer!

    February 6, 2013

  • Giles C.

    Ruby warrior was fun! Thanks!

    1 · February 5, 2013

  • Andrew S.

    Had a great time thanks to Taz.

    February 5, 2013

  • Mark C.

    Great meetup and great exercises! Definitely learned!

    February 5, 2013

  • Marius B.

    Hey guys,

    Just in case, this event still show to be taking place at the old Influitive Office: 457 Richmond.

    January 27, 2013

    • Ryan

      Thanks for pointing it out Marius, it's been updated.

      1 · January 28, 2013

  • Robert M.

    Hi Guys Any room for new beginner members?

    January 28, 2013

    • Ryan

      Hey Robert, beginners are always welcome! We'll make sure that there's katas or some sort of project appropriate for beginners

      January 28, 2013

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Our Sponsors

  • Shopify

    Shopify is providing us a venue and food for our Hack night.

  • Remarkable Labs

    Remarkable Labs is providing the brigade financial assistance

  • Ryatta Group

    David Andrews is providing the workshop series at our Hack nights

  • Lighthouse Labs

    Lighthouse Labs hosts our monthly Tech Talk nights

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