Past Meetup

Can Ruby Survive the Financial Turmoil?

This Meetup is past

70 people went

Zendesk, 1 Grand Parade

Ranelagh Bridge at the Grand Canal · Dublin 6

How to find us

We're on Floor 2! Press the "Zendesk Meetups" button (not "Zendesk").

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Welcome to 2016! As the markets collapse, Ruby's stock continues to rise and in this meetup we'll learn just how...

Mary Poppins Going Corporate - When The Product Works ( was asked by a large financial institution to build a proof-of-concept application, they had to push Ruby out of its natural habitat into challenging and unfamiliar environment.Máté Marjai ( (Director of Engineering) and Conor Wogan ( (Managing Director) walk through the many obstacles - technical, environmental and procedural - that they met. Did ruby adapt and survive? Find out!

Lighting Talks - We're also looking for anyone interested in doing a short talks - whether it's a Lighting talk, a Show & Tell or just a short rant :-) Message Ruby Ireland through if you are interested in participating on contact us on the ol' Twitter machine.

Note: Doors open at 6pm. We're on Floor 2. Press the Zendesk Meetups button (not "Zendesk") when you arrive.

Thanks to Zendesk for hosting us, along with sponsoring food and drinks.

And also thanks to JetBrains ( for the RubyMine IDE licence prizes.