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BCIT, Ruby/Rails and the US demand - Preview not available Eric B. May 14, 2014 9:49 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - Hi Maya, I just finished the Software Systems Development program at BCIT. It's an entirely hands-on web development program administered through their Hi-Tech Professional department. In other words, it's designe Aaron T. May 12, 2014 2:01 PM
RE: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - Shrawan K. May 12, 2014 12:13 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - Hi Maya I am a current BCIT Computer Systems Technology student. Not sure if you know of this but as of September BCIT will be adding a Mobile / Web Development based option to the program. So far aarinsmith May 12, 2014 11:59 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - I would definitely take it. I'm self taught a Sky K. May 12, 2014 11:01 AM
RE: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - Corey N. May 12, 2014 10:57 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby courses - I'd definetly do it Em segunda-feira, 12 de maio de 2014, Maya Taguchi < [address removed] > escreveu: Natanael S. May 12, 2014 10:50 AM
Ruby courses - Hi everyone, I'm talking to BCIT at the moment about the possibility of adding a Ruby course to their curriculum, but they're telling me that there is no market demand for that.  I know from experience at my curr Maya T. May 9, 2014 3:55 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby Community - Thanks Kalvir. I'd like to make it out sometime. Ryan Davis recently gave a talk about their club which we patterned our after. Some good stuff in there Miles F. May 8, 2014 6:45 PM
We're hiring superior Software Developers - Hey Ruby Vancouver! Hope you don't mind one mo Rob B. May 8, 2014 3:55 PM
Ruby Developer Opportunties - Corey N. May 8, 2014 3:17 PM
Launch Academy Student Startup Challenge - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Kalvir S. May 6, 2014 12:13 PM
[Off-topic] Come learn about Ember.js! - Hello everyone! Just wanted to let you know that we'll be having the first Ember.js meetup in Vancouver next week. Godfrey C. May 5, 2014 11:22 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Would you like to goto a hackathon weekend in Yukon for free - Hi Eric, This is interesting, how can I find out about it?  Who would take me? On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 11:24 AM, Eric Brooke < Tim M. May 2, 2014 2:28 PM
Would you like to goto a hackathon weekend in Yukon for free - A free trip to the Yukon (flight/ hotel) for 3 dev Eric B. May 2, 2014 11:22 AM
Working on a Ruby project? - Kevin D. Apr 30, 2014 9:37 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Day 1 at RailsConf. I'll be heading over to the venue with my coworkers soon. If you see me ( picture ) feel free to say hi. Ivan W. Apr 22, 2014 5:33 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Re: CodeCore Events Week - Thanks Tam, a few look interesting, especially the cryptography event by Sean Comeau. Just wondering if this is basic level or actually going deeper into specifics. Any recommendations?  Olena T. Apr 22, 2014 12:17 AM
Re: CodeCore Events Week - Good Afternoon, Hope you all had a Tammam K. Apr 21, 2014 4:29 PM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - Thanks everyone for all the info. Suman M. Apr 17, 2014 5:31 PM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - Eric - have you looked at Owen O. Apr 17, 2014 9:43 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - https://github.com/ingydotnet/­git-hub is a great wrapper around github Use commands like git hub repos <owner> -ar | git hub clone - Eric P. Apr 17, 2014 9:38 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - pv - mostly used when importing a large DB dump. It is nice to see a progress bar. https://coderwall.com/p/ljc8ng­ Open a fi Ricky M. Apr 17, 2014 5:34 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - I use  https://github.com/github/hub everyday, I use it to open all of my pull requests. I have git aliased to hub, and be sure to install hub via homebrew. Jeff W. Apr 17, 2014 12:20 AM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 16, 2014 4:52 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - James, I really hate to drag this conversation on any longer than needed, but I feel necessary to share some thoughts here.  I really don't think the conversation should be about what to do so companies would be more Ali T. Apr 16, 2014 4:17 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Chris N. Apr 16, 2014 4:08 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - I agree with the earlier comments that this thread has been overly negative against companies not hiring juniors, and that's not what this thread should have been about, but perhaps about sharing ideas on what it takes to hire juniors successfully. Wh James R. Apr 16, 2014 4:03 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - A fellow rails developer is trying to get a ticket to rails conf this year, let me know if you've got an extra one. Nicholas. On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 Nicholas J. Apr 16, 2014 1:50 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Hey David, On reflection. You are r Eric B. Apr 16, 2014 12:07 PM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Michael L. Apr 16, 2014 10:56 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - I use this   https://github.com/skwp/dotfil­es for my dev setup (OSX, vim). Greg On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:35 Greg M. Apr 16, 2014 10:44 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - Oh, and I've also created an alias for git log that outputs in (what I think) a much more useful format than the default: [alias]   l = log --pretty=oneline --abbrev-commit --graph --decorate Ruy D. Apr 16, 2014 9:45 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - Eric, you might want to take a look at autojump ( https://github.com/joelthelion­/autojump ). I've been using it for a couple of years and I absolutely love it. As Ruy D. Apr 16, 2014 9:39 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - @sam, jq is nice and fair Suman M. Apr 16, 2014 9:36 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - I've been using a bunch of aliases for years for making it easier to cd to various directories, and finally wrapped it up and uploaded it to https://github Eric P. Apr 16, 2014 9:19 AM
Re: [ruby-112] command line tools / utilities / combo - strace jq Sam Sam R. Apr 16, 2014 8:57 AM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Michael – if you are in the area, it sounds like you should stop by the hack nights , I think there are a few people who would be interested! (Or you can hop on to our I Godfrey C. Apr 16, 2014 1:11 AM
command line tools / utilities / combo - Hi @all, I am finally upg Suman M. Apr 15, 2014 10:42 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Ruby Community - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Kalvir S. Apr 15, 2014 9:03 PM
RE: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Preview not available jack l. Apr 15, 2014 6:36 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Preview not available Michael Apr 15, 2014 6:13 PM
Senior Ruby developers - I am actively looking for Senior Ruby developers, and after reading the recent discussion thread on the topic of senior/intermediate/junior, I'm afraid there seems to be some misunderstanding with regards to what does the word 'seni Alex B. Apr 15, 2014 5:22 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Michael L. Apr 15, 2014 5:04 PM
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Ruby Community - I've been reading the discussion here about the Ruby community in Vancouver and the desire to develop more talent. Hope thi Miles F. Apr 15, 2014 4:38 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - I have to say I'm not really clear on what is mean by junior/intermed/senior here... generally it refers to pay scale, which roughly corresponds to some mix of years working+specific abilitie Sam R. Apr 15, 2014 4:34 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Kalvir S. Apr 15, 2014 3:44 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Hi Eric, This is probably the wrong venue for this conversation since this is not unique to the Ruby community. I had similar disillusionment in the games industry a decade ago. &nbs Parveen K. Apr 15, 2014 3:14 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - He's not cutting anyone else slack. It's not fair to continually rip into companies and seniors while supporting juniors and intermediates. Until you can prove otherwise, give them the benefit of the doubt. Innoce david w. Apr 15, 2014 2:17 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 15, 2014 2:01 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Cut the guy some slack, he's trying to have what is actually an important conversation, albeit not necessarily in the venue or way I'd go about it. Its easy enough to ignore an email thread and it isn't seriou Clarke B. Apr 15, 2014 1:30 PM
Re: [ruby-112] From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - After reading #7 I can't tell if this guy is serious or just wants publicity for his blog. These industry "Hypotheses" are getting a little ridiculous. Not sure if this stuff still belongs on the email list. It is quite abrasi david w. Apr 15, 2014 1:11 PM
From a business perspective is it a good idea to build in Rails? - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 15, 2014 8:44 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Re: Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Some people from ACL will also be attending RailsConf. Send me a message if anyone wants to meet up. Seems like we'll have quite a few people going from Vancouver. Ivan W. Apr 11, 2014 4:49 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Possible solutions - What John said about not wanting to hire junior devs because it requires acknowledging the tech debt is an interesting idea. I just came across this post: James R. Apr 11, 2014 4:41 PM
RE: [ruby-112] Re: Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Hi all A couple people from Clio will also be joining Kyle d. Apr 11, 2014 9:49 AM
RE: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Preview not available Kyle d. Apr 11, 2014 9:46 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Possible solutions - Hi Eric, Have you heard of the ruby hack nights hosted at Launch Academy? I think I've seen you there.  Godfey, Chuck, Caleb, Kalv and a number of others have been instrumental in creating a community for Ruby develo Matt S. Apr 10, 2014 10:00 AM
Re: [ruby-112] Possible solutions - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} John M. Apr 9, 2014 8:34 PM
Possible solutions - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 9, 2014 8:16 PM
HR advice: Hire for velocity of learning - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 9, 2014 8:06 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Great email thread so far. Thanks Eric for bringing it up, and I agree with your analysis of the issues with the Vancouver ruby/webdev industry. This is incredibly relevant to me, a year ago I was job hunting in Van James R. Apr 9, 2014 3:03 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Just to add another datapoint to John McD and Matthew's comments, I'm a senior Rails engineer that works remotely for a Californian company, and I do that because (a) it's remote work which I am comfortable with and (b) it pays David I. Apr 9, 2014 1:26 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Re: Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Hi Eric (and anyone else attending), About half of FreeRunning Technologies will be going as well. Send me a message if you'd like to join us for dinner or beer some night. We're staying at the MileNorth which is Clarke B. Apr 9, 2014 1:20 PM
Re: Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Hey Eric, We'll be bringing the Guestfolio development team along, looks like some great speakers. Mark E. Apr 9, 2014 12:45 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} John M. Apr 9, 2014 12:43 PM
Re: Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Michael L. Apr 9, 2014 12:07 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - OK I have to add my two cents because I cannot believe nobody has mentioned this yet. The reason there are so few seniors in Vancouver is because the salaries are deflated. Most talented engineers move the US or work remotely for US compani Matthew Apr 9, 2014 12:05 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} John M. Apr 9, 2014 12:00 PM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - I don't think this is unique to Rails developers. It's a general problem in Vancouver. I'm working for a .NET startup. The company has been around for a year and half or so. When I got hired, they were desperate for developers s Simona B. Apr 9, 2014 11:44 AM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Preview not available Christopher C. Apr 9, 2014 11:36 AM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - " we don’t yet have enough senior devs to bring on juniors" Ian M. Apr 9, 2014 10:34 AM
RE: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Preview not available jack l. Apr 9, 2014 10:31 AM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - That's what makes me think if I really should try to start working professionally with Ruby. I've been working with Java and some other stuff for some time, always wanted to work with Ruby but just made some stuff for myself. Natanael S. Apr 9, 2014 10:31 AM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Preview not available Christopher C. Apr 9, 2014 10:13 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Hi, I'm a JR Rails developer in Vancouver and I couldn't agree more!! I've started a Jr Web Development group on LinkedIn where I'm hoping Jr and Sr Rails developers can help each other, create community and we can JXDX Apr 9, 2014 9:29 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - I totally agree with Eric on his points regarding the junior rails dev. I'm currently TAing at CodeCore, and we're hoping to provide a good environment for junior devs, through building relationships with local co Drew Apr 9, 2014 9:24 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Thank you for sharing your findings with Vancouver Ruby community. Just for the record, at Wishpond, we welcome Ruby on Rails developers of all levels. Feel free to reach out at [address removed] . Ali T. Apr 9, 2014 8:41 AM
Re: Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Preview not available Eric B. Apr 9, 2014 8:34 AM
Re: [ruby-112] A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - Hey Eric, Good finds on that job list! I hope things are going well for you. I saw us amongst many! Look Brendan Apr 8, 2014 11:32 PM
A round up of rails and ruby jobs in around Vancouver - As I finished my contract at LX Ventures I was looking for my nex Eric B. Apr 8, 2014 3:55 PM
Refactor our tests (Whistler, Vancouver, Manila or Remote) - We need someone immediately to refactor a bunch of our tests. Michael S. Apr 2, 2014 6:53 AM
Senior Ruby Developer - Finland - user 1. Apr 1, 2014 11:05 AM
Senior Ruby web developers - I'm reaching out to this Ruby meetup on the odd chance there might be some Senior Ruby web developers looking for challenging opportunities in the Vancouver area. Expected qualifications:  - Alex B. Mar 31, 2014 10:54 AM
Looking for a visual overview of Rails.. - Preview not available Eric B. Mar 30, 2014 7:44 PM
Re: [ruby-112] Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - Hey Eric, I'll be there this year. Godfrey On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Eric Brooke < Godfrey C. Mar 29, 2014 4:09 PM
Who is going to RailsConf 2014? - So who else is going to C Eric B. Mar 29, 2014 11:24 AM
Sage Software - Senior Software Engineer - Robert M. Mar 21, 2014 5:20 PM
Full Time Vancouver Openings - Greetings. I have numerous openings with Clients in Vancouver. I'm looking for Ruby/Rails developers with 3+ years experience RoR and 6-10+ years commercial development. The roles are ALL full time salaried. Remote work days from home are options user 4. Mar 21, 2014 3:56 PM
Re: [ruby-112] One volunteering position for Railsconf 2014 - Hi Tommy, wow! What an amazing opportunity! Is the ticket still available? I take it the attendee just needs to cover their flight and hotel? I'm very interested in the ticket:) Jeff M. Mar 17, 2014 11:25 AM
One volunteering position for Railsconf 2014 - Hi guys, I have a spot for volunteering for RailsConf 2014 (in Chicago). I was supposed to go but our company VenueSpot has a preview day that day in SF so I won't be able to make it. I have the schedule if anyone is Tommy C. Mar 17, 2014 11:19 AM
Ruby on Rails Developer position in Whistler - Guestfolio is a rapidly expanding hotel GRM (guest relationship management) a Mark E. Mar 15, 2014 10:59 AM
Tech Security Talks - Hey all, I hope to see some of you tonight at our bi-weekly hack night  held at Launch Academy or for sure at our Kalvir S. Feb 25, 2014 11:07 AM
job opening - Senior developer - real estate platform - Hi everyone, We have a senior rails /.net opening at OneMove Technologies in downtown Vancouver. We are the leading real es philippe Feb 12, 2014 12:40 PM
Job Openings Vancouver BC and San Francisco CA. - Greetings. I have a number of roles below. In Vancouver: 5 Intermediate Ruby/Rails developers for 3 start ups downtown. These are high growth and you have around 2+ years working experience with Rails. Salary 70-85K on the base. 3 Very Senior ( user 4. Feb 6, 2014 10:40 AM
Are you looking for a new Ruby challenge? - Hello all, I thought I'd join in with the job postings on our list :) We've been working with Contractually for a while on their Rai Kalvir S. Feb 3, 2014 10:43 AM
Software Craftsman - Vancouver/ Lower Mainland - Greetings - I have 6 more openings with ventures in Vancouver and Burnaby. Looking for strong Ruby/Rails background and the ability to work on scalable platforms. Please email me for more information. Joshua Fattore President and Principal user 4. Jan 14, 2014 10:00 AM
Post: Using Docker To Run Ruby Rspec CI In Jenkins - Hi folks, I've been playing around with using Docker to run our Rspec tests in Jenkins. Wrote a post on it... Phil W. Jan 8, 2014 11:20 AM
2013 wrapup and call for speakers - Happy new year everyone! We had an epic 2013, I feel proud and privileged to be a part of the community we have here in Vancouver around Ruby. We’ve accomplished a lot together through attendance, talking, encouraging others and ha Kalvir S. Jan 6, 2014 7:44 AM

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