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LA Ruby / Ruby on Rails July Meetup

  • Jul 12, 2012 · 7:00 PM
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This month's meetup will be held at Coloft in Santa Monica. If you happen to arrive a few minutes early, please pitch in and help set up chairs!

Kuapay is sponsoring food for this meetup.


7:00 – 7:15 Open
7:15 – 7:30 Introductions
7:30 – 9:00 Presentations
9:00 – 10:00 Open / Networking


We still have room for one more presentation! 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. Include a title, brief summary of your proposed presentation, and a brief bio about yourself. Please see past meetups for examples.

What is Front-End Development? by Daniel Fischer

Daniel has been working with the building blocks of the internet for over ten years now. He has a huge geeky passion for technology, aesthetics, and the internet. Lives in LA and is the most hybrid person of The Hybrid Group.

Opscode Chef and Automated Testing with CI by Brian Scott

Setting up Jenkins to automate the testing of Chef Cookbooks with Foodcritic Lint validation, ruby syntax checking, Minitests TestCases & Vagrant.

IT/Ops Guy, Ruby/Rails Guy, all around Good Guy. Brian currently works for The Walt Disney Company.

Cloud Foundry: Inside a Private PaaS by Trotter Cashion

Cloud Foundry is an open source platform as a service. Think of it as an open source Heroku that you can run inside your ownfirewall. In this talk, we’ll cover why it’s essential to the enterprise (and many small businesses as well), how you can use it,and most interestingly, how it’s implemented. You’ll learn a lot about PaaS and a lot about how to build a robust distributed system.

Trotter Cashion is a nerd that likes nerdy things. He’sco-founder of Mashion, a best-practices focused consulting company inPhiladelphia / Mountain View, CA. At night, he can usually be foundhacking on various open source projects (he's contributed Chefcookbooks for Cloud Foundry), writing books (he's contributed chaptersto The Rails Way and Service-Oriented Design with Ruby and Rails), ordrinking a beer and talking about code.


There's plenty of unmetered street parking.

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