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Academy at Suncoast Developers Guild - Both Jason and I are involved at the Academy. Please forward this to anyone you feel would be interested in joining a cohort! We are excited to tell you that applications are open at Suncoast Developers Guild and the first cohort is scheduled t Gavin S. Jun 18, 2018 10:38 AM
New St Pete Location! - Hey everyone, I just wanted to send a quick note to let everyone know that we've got a new location in St Petersburg, starting this week! Suncoast Developers Guild is opening it's doors in St Pete. We're still getting settled in, but Tampa Ruby Jason P. May 16, 2018 9:18 AM
Tampa Ruby meetup tomorrow - NOTE NEW LOCATION -   Hi Tampa Ruby people. Notice the new location for our Tampa meetup. While it may be further for some of you but I hope that the new location entices some of you St Pete folks to make the trip across the bridge. Continued thanks to Rab Beverl Gavin S. Feb 14, 2018 4:28 PM
RE: [ruby-73] Rails Web Developer Needed in Tampa! - Lee T. Aug 18, 2017 5:15 PM
Rails Web Developer Needed in Tampa! - Hi!  Danielle K. Aug 18, 2017 2:06 PM
Meetup details changed: Writing code that writes code that writes code - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­b/events/239691822/ When : Thursday, May 18,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. May 16, 2017 1:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Tampa.rb: Let's code Conway's Game of Life - With GRAPHICS! - Let's code Conway's Game of Life - With GRAPHICS!   See the full listing:­b/events/236580863/ When : Thursday, Gavin S. Feb 14, 2017 2:31 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Tampa.rb: St Pete Side - Mystery Meetup - Sorry everyone, both Jason and I have previous engagements and we didn't have a volunteer to run the meeting this month. I will see if I can reschedule it for early next week and will post here if I can. If not, we'll see y'all at the holiday p Gavin S. Nov 16, 2016 5:38 PM
BarCamp Tampa is this weekend! -   BarCamp Tampa is this Saturday! Lets have a strong showing of Rubyists both in attendance and in giving talks! Have you done something fun, interesting, or amazing in Ruby lately? Did you see a talk at RubyConf that you'd like to sha Gavin S. Sep 28, 2016 10:54 AM
Ruby Developer Opportunity -   New Tampa Ruby member Ed Selkow has an opportunity for a Ruby developer. See the attached info and feel free to contact him at [address removed]     Executive Summary Gavin S. Sep 16, 2016 10:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Tampa.rb: St Pete Side - React - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/233460678/ When : Thursday, September 15,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. Sep 13, 2016 1:32 PM
Call for Presenters! - Want to present to Tampa Ruby Brigade or know someone who might? We're looking for both short (30 minutes) or long presentations for future Meetups. Short presentations will be grouped with other short presentations to fill up a meeting while longer pr Jason P. Aug 18, 2016 4:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Tampa.rb: Tampa Side - Informal Presentation on Front-end Tooling in Rails - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/229706327/ When : Thursday, April 21,[masked]:00 PM Jason P. Apr 21, 2016 11:24 AM
The mystery for tomorrow night's meeting has been unveiled! - We were late to set the topic on, so I'm sending this email out to let everyone know! The topic is:  Exploring Alternative Rubies There's a lot of new (and not so new) implementations of Ruby out there Jason P. Mar 16, 2016 7:50 PM
Meetup topic for tommorow! -   We don't yet have a topic for tomorrow's meetup. Does anyone have an idea for a topic they would like to hear about. Or better yet, anyone have a talk they'd like to give? It doesn't even have to be a prepared talk with Gavin S. Mar 16, 2016 4:45 PM
[JOB] Looking in Tampa Area - Hi my name is Donavan White, I've been using Ruby/Rails for 5 years. I just moved back to the area and am looking for an Donavan W. Mar 8, 2016 12:58 PM
Global Day of Coderetreat is less than 2 weeks away! - Hey Everyone, Please join us for a full day of hands-on coding practice to improve your craft at The Iron Yard in St. Petersburg. Bring your computer and your brain—we've got the rest covered! Lunch will be provided*. Jason P. Nov 3, 2015 10:07 AM
Barcamp is soon! -   Get your Geek On! It's time to start planning your talks for the BarCamp Tampa Bay's annual unconference!   October 17th Gavin S. Sep 26, 2015 10:57 AM
DREAM JOB on RAILS - David B. Sep 2, 2015 3:38 PM
Tampa.rb Stickers and Slack Chat! - A little bit of news for everyone! First off, you can get some "official" Tampa Ruby Brigade stickers now, we have them up on Sticker Mule. Use Jason P. Aug 11, 2015 11:29 PM
Changes to our Weekly Hack! - 1) Moving into the Suncoast Developers Guild (SDG) group: Having the Weekly Hack being announced through a half dozen meetup groups was never intended, and that’s about to be fixed. We’re Jason P. Apr 22, 2015 6:35 PM
T-shirts for Tampa Ruby Brigade - Hello Everyone! I've setup a Teespring campaign for some T-Shirts for Tampa.rb. The campaign only lasts for 7 days, so order now! There won't be any extras to snag up later. Check 'em out: Jason P. Mar 16, 2015 3:29 PM
Is Tampa a good place for new rails/javascript developers? - Hello Tampa! tl;dr Trying to enter the developer workforce and need career advice in landing my first job. I have been programming as a hobbyist (and have done a handful of small projects at work) for 11 years but I've nev L. Jonathan Di T. Feb 15, 2015 9:53 AM
Re: [ruby-73] REFERRAL BONUS OFFERED - RAILS DEVELOPERS! - Alyssa, we have a Ruby on Rails consultant who can work on Remote/Chicago opportunities. please let us know if you have any open Corp to Corp positions. krish Dec 18, 2014 5:31 PM
Meetup details changed: Holiday Show and Tell (Lightning Talks + Social Night) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/218687741/ Bring something (anything) to share with the group. Jason P. Dec 15, 2014 10:18 AM
The Iron Yard offer - The Iron Yard is now accepting applications for their January courses and would like to offer members of the Ruby Brigade an awesome scholarship! The Iron Yard is an intensive cod Gavin S. Dec 10, 2014 2:03 PM
The Iron Yard -- Demo Day -   The first group of students are completing their course at The Iron Yard (where we have been holding our meetups recently)   Please consider stopping in next Friday to see these presentations and support the students. It wou Gavin S. Dec 5, 2014 11:14 AM
Web Development Job Opening -   From Rob Daniels:   Hello fellow Ruby Brigade members, My company is looking for a full-time web developer to join our team. Daniels Corporation has been around for over 12 years, we are a solid, established IT shop. Gavin S. Nov 12, 2014 7:37 PM
Rails Rumble 2014 - Hey Everybody! It's time for Rails Rumble again this year. The Iron Yard is offering to provide space for Tampa.rb teams, and has students that are looking to join some teams. I've competed in every Rumble so far, and it's always Jason P. Oct 11, 2014 5:14 PM
Reminder, BarCamp Tampa is coming up, October 18th -   Please consider attending (and speaking at) BarCamp Tampa this year -- it is a great event driven by attendees. This year we are *NOT* co-running with the Microsoft event so there will definitely be an open-source / unconference feel. Gavin S. Oct 9, 2014 9:51 AM
Non-profit looking for Ruby/Rails help - A Tampa Bay children’s non-profit at is looking for some help with a Rails application and their Paypal integration. If you are interested p Gavin S. Sep 8, 2014 6:39 PM
The Iron Yard opens in St. Petersburg and offers a scholarship -   The Tampa tech community is happy and excited to welcome The Iron Yard to the St. Petersburg / Tampa area. Our very own Brian Burridge will be leading the Ruby courses and I will be serving as an advisor. Also we will probably have many of o Gavin S. Sep 8, 2014 6:37 PM
HOT NEED-Ruby on Rails Developer - Mike C. Aug 28, 2014 12:37 PM
Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight! - But first, a quick heads up. There's a Ray's home game this afternoon (starting right now I think), so parking will be a little rough. People are usually leaving the stadium around the time we are get started, so it's possible to find parking- just mak Jason P. Aug 21, 2014 1:08 PM
Re: [ruby-73] Another Job - Here is my resume. I have Rails and HTML 5 (jQuery Mobile) experience. I am a heavy backend developer Drew Jun 21, 2014 11:26 AM
Another Job - David R. Jun 21, 2014 9:41 AM
RE: Interviewing TODAY // Web Developer // contract to hire // New Tampa - user 1. Jun 20, 2014 3:35 PM
Re: [ruby-73] Compiling a list of Tampa tech companies - Currently: enVu, 2727 Ulmerton Rd, Suite 210, Clearwater, FL 33762 In two weeks: Docker,[masked],[masked] Brian G. May 20, 2014 12:11 PM
Tampa Ruby: Brian's request - Sending this on a different email stream to avoid a reply-all storm. Sorry for the extra email. Please email directly to Brian's request for company location to his address:  [address removed] Gavin S. May 20, 2014 12:05 PM
Re: [ruby-73] Compiling a list of Tampa tech companies - Treehouse I work at the WaVe co-work a few times a week so you could use that location. --- Marshall Huss Marshall H. May 20, 2014 11:55 AM
Re: [ruby-73] Compiling a list of Tampa tech companies - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} user 6. May 20, 2014 11:32 AM
Re: [ruby-73] Compiling a list of Tampa tech companies - My office's lat/long are:[masked] / [masked] Best, Barry Ezell On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Brian Barry E. May 20, 2014 11:30 AM
Compiling a list of Tampa tech companies - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} user 6. May 20, 2014 11:11 AM
This week's Tampa Ruby meetup: Docker (at Genaro's Coffee in St Pete) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/175436292/ When : Thursday, May 15,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. May 13, 2014 3:31 PM
IgniteTampa is next week! Get your tickets! - It is going to be a great evening of talks. Ignite Tampa Bay is a fun, fast-paced, evening of presentations where speakers gather to share their knowledge and passion. Please consider attending, and maybe next t Gavin S. May 12, 2014 4:40 PM
Interviewing TODAY // Web Developer // contract to hire // New Tampa - user 1. May 6, 2014 12:07 PM
(JOB) Moving to Orlando - (extremely sorry for the double email/post, I had the wrong link for LinkedIn... durp) user 1. May 1, 2014 10:46 AM
(JOB) Moving to Orlando - Hi -- My name is Larry Vaughn, and I'm moving to the Orlando area the first week in June. I've been using Ruby on Rails for four years and have become passionate about the language and the Ruby community. I'm user 1. May 1, 2014 1:14 AM
Scheduling error with the TDD Talk - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Tyler J. Apr 29, 2014 1:53 PM
Even though DHH just said TDD was dead… - Tampa.rb member Tyler Johnston is going to be giving at talk at the Tampa Laravel meetup tonight (Tuesday). His talk will be heavily focused on test driven development and will just use examples with PHP. Check it out here, even if you aren’t a PHP d Jason P. Apr 29, 2014 12:23 AM
TDD Talk - Even thought DHH just said TDD was dead… I’m going to be giving at talk at the Tampa Laravel meetup tomorrow. This ta Tyler J. Apr 28, 2014 5:32 PM
How To Learn A Language Quickly. - I posted a vi Chong K. Apr 18, 2014 8:53 PM
[JOB] Moving to the Orlando area - Hi my name is Donavan White, I've been using Ruby/Rails for 3 years now and am getting ready to move to the Orlando area.  I'm really excited for the move and get to know all the great rubyists in the area.  If anyone is Donavan W. Apr 18, 2014 11:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Validating JSON at Genaro Coffee - Jason Landry will present on validating JSON NOTE: We will be meeting at Genaro Coffee downtown on Central. Bring cash as the coffee is delicious and we'll want to support them for sharing their location with us! Proper validation of da Gavin S. Apr 15, 2014 2:22 PM
How To Learn A Language Quickly - Preview not available Chong K. Apr 11, 2014 7:00 PM
UPDATE: Ancient City Ruby - Who is going? - If you are going to Ancient City Ruby please email me ( [address removed] ) -- don't reply to the mailing list. I did instruct meetup to have my email as the reply-to on the last email but I don't know what happened.   Gavin S. Mar 31, 2014 11:14 AM
Ancient City Ruby - Who is going? - Ancient City Ruby is this week. If you are heading to the event, let me know in case anyone is looking to coordinate a carpool or room share. See you there! Gavin S. Mar 31, 2014 11:04 AM
The passing of Jim Weirich -   I'm sad to report that last night the Ruby community lost one of our finest. If you never had the pleasure of meeting Jim you have most certainly been touched, influenced, and helped by his work. Each time you install a gem, use rake, or use Gavin S. Feb 20, 2014 9:24 AM
Ancient City Ruby Workshops & Early Registration - Greetings Everyone! If you haven't heard there Johnny W. Jan 2, 2014 11:06 PM
Tampa Ruby - NOTE: Meeting location changed for this month -   We are trying a new St. Pete / Clearwater meeting location this month. Please see:­/events/145534132/ We will be meeting at GattiTown Clearwater:  ht Gavin S. Dec 17, 2013 1:02 PM
Code Retreat this coming weekend! Come join! - Please sign up and attend the Global Day of Code Retreat :­obal-day-of-code-retreat-2013-­tampa-tickets-9418068 Gavin S. Dec 9, 2013 11:31 AM
Rails Developer looking for work in the Tampa area - I've got a strong Web Developer (Ruby, Rails, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, etc) moving to the Tampa area from NYC soon and he’s looking for a job. If you would like to see his resume, please let me know. Thank you, Beauregard Gould opensourcestaffing|AT|g Beau Dec 8, 2013 9:15 PM
Meetup details changed: A tale of two upgrades - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/140196072/ When : Thursday, October 17,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. Oct 14, 2013 12:48 PM
BarCamp Tampa is this weekend! Don't forget. - BarCamp Tampa is back this Saturday, September 28th, and it is going to be better than ever. There are going to be talks on Raspberry Pi, freelancing, development, design, and many other topics. There will also be a contingent of kids, and robots, from Gavin S. Sep 24, 2013 9:27 PM
Tampa BarCamp is coming! - Tampa's BarCamp event is coming up soon (September 28th) For those who have never been, it is an un-conference. There is no set agenda until the morning of the event where you the attendees sign up to give ta Gavin S. Sep 16, 2013 11:11 AM
Please answer our Ruby Conf (and Tampa Ruby bus) poll - Please take a minute and complete this poll to let us know if there is interest in a Tampa Ruby bus to Ruby Conf Miami in November.­/polls/906562/ Gavin S. Sep 12, 2013 11:02 PM
Tonight's Meetup at Bahama Breeze - Generally, we all meet outside, in the open seating area, and just start snagging tables as they become available. The weather looks pretty iffy tonight, so I was thinking I might get a table inside, so, PLEASE update your RSVP as to whether you're com Jason P. Aug 15, 2013 5:48 PM
Tampa Ruby member is running an iOS course soon. - Craig Clayton will be running a 10 week iOS course aimed at beginners. If you've been thinking of trying iOS development I recommend you check out Craig's course.     Below is the link to buy tickets to the iOSAcademy’s firs Gavin S. Jul 19, 2013 12:50 PM
RubyConf 2013 tickets are on sale -   RubyConf 2013 tickets are on sale. If you are considering going then you should reserve your ticket soon as the event WILL sell out.   Gavin S. Jul 16, 2013 8:50 PM
[JOB] Senior Ruby on Rails Developer Needed - Preview not available user 1. Jul 16, 2013 2:56 PM
Tampa Ruby: This week's 8th Light University - This week's 8th Light U will have their apprentices doing lightning talks. Subjects: MVC, Comparing Big O, Color and Numbers in Design. As always lunch will be provided so keep your RSVP accurate! http://8th-light-tampa.gathers­.us/events/apprentice- Gavin S. Jul 10, 2013 1:26 PM
8th Light University: Come say goodbye to a great supporter of the Tampa tech community (and the Ruby group in particular) -   Cory Foy has been a strong supporter of the Tampa tech community and has been a dear friend of Tampa Ruby for many years. We wish him well as he moves on to new adventures in North Carolina.   On Friday Cory will be speaking Gavin S. Jun 27, 2013 10:04 AM
Finding Rails Patterns: 8th Light University - This Friday's 8th Light University talk is from Cory Foy on Finding Rails Patterns. A tasty lunch is provided and coworking is available before and after the meeting.   RSVP (and keep it accurate so they can order the correct qty of lu Gavin S. Jun 20, 2013 9:24 AM
Meetup details changed: State Machines and Bow Ties - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/119382902/   Gavin will present on State Machines in general, Gavin S. Jun 17, 2013 10:42 AM
This week's 8th Light University: Python! - For this event, they will be catering Wright's Deli! This Friday's 8th Light University talk will be about Python: why Python is an effective language and how it can be used for almost any programming task. Ramece Cave, Gavin S. Jun 5, 2013 2:16 PM
Looking for a co-founder in Tampa? You're invited to Co-Founders Wanted of Tampa! - Hi everyone, Are you looking for a co-founder in Tampa? Kasia W. May 20, 2013 5:06 PM
Suncoast iOS group meetup on Git/gitflow - The Suncoast iOS group is having a meetup on git and the "gitflow" workflow. While parts of the discussion might be specific to iOS, the general discussion of source control workflow and patterns might be interesting to others in the group.   Gavin S. May 20, 2013 11:41 AM
8th Light University talk this Friday -- Ruby's Enumerable! -   Learning how to use the power of Enumerable is a common refrain in CoderNight and Tampa Ruby discussions. Use of Enumerable makes your code simpler, more idiomatic Ruby and removes the need to "reinvent the wheel." -- Those who have been to Gavin S. May 14, 2013 11:37 AM
Tampa Ruby Meetup details changed: RailsConf 2013 recap - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/113725382/ When : Thursday, May 16,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. May 13, 2013 8:57 PM
Post meetup movie this Thursday: Star Trek Into Darkness -   We are planning a post Tampa Ruby meetup trip to see the new Star Trek movie. Please join us!   10:15 showing on Thursday at the AMC West Shore 14: Gavin S. May 13, 2013 4:47 PM
8th Light University talk this Friday -   If you are planning on attending, PLEASE fill out the RSVP form here:  http://8th-light-tampa.gathers­.us/events/keep-your-cookies-t­o-yours Gavin S. May 9, 2013 2:25 PM
Javascript Talk at 8th Light -   http://8th-light-tampa.gathers­.us/events/tampa-8lu-javascrip­t-part-two   I know there is always interest in Javascript amongst our meetup m Gavin S. Apr 23, 2013 11:41 PM
Ignite Tampa is this week! Get your tickets soon! -   This is always a great event and I highly encourage you to attend.   NOTE: I have THREE FREE tickets for the first three Tampa.rb members who respond that they can guarantee they can attend (and use the tickets Gavin S. Apr 21, 2013 8:51 PM
CoderNight scheduled! -   I have moved CoderNight to a new meetup group and have scheduled next month's meeting and sent out the assignment.   Please consider joining the group and coming to the meetup. Remember you get once to attend without submitt Gavin S. Apr 21, 2013 8:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Tampa.rb: Monthly Meeting - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/112152942/ When : Thursday, April 18,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. Apr 17, 2013 1:50 PM
Designing Code With Tests -   This Friday, Cory Foy is giving a talk at 8th Light's offices on Designing Code With Tests. They provide lunch (as the talks are lunchtime talks) and offer coworking time.   Designing Code With Tests: One of the most imp Gavin S. Apr 17, 2013 1:40 PM
Image Photo Tagging - I am having a hard time converting the php in­phototag here to work as rails. Does anybody have a more ROR friendly solution? user 6. Apr 9, 2013 5:17 PM
Re: [ruby-73] Hi Ruby People - That's surprising. I'm here all the time, even on most weekends. I was not in the office this weekend, but I've been here every day otherwise, with limited exception. It's not always busy here. Some days, it's packed and bustling. Othe Aubrey G. Apr 3, 2013 3:31 PM
Re: [ruby-73] Hi Ruby People - Hey I was over at wave the other day but I guess you were out of office. When are you usually there?  user 6. Apr 3, 2013 3:12 PM
IMPORTANT: Ancient City Ruby Conf -   If you are RSVPed for the bus to Ancient City Ruby .....................OR If you WANT to join our bus to Ancient City Ruby.   We are going to depart from the St. Pete Clearwater Airport at Gavin S. Apr 2, 2013 10:02 AM
8th Light University talk this Friday - Will Warner will be speaking on  Object Design this Friday at 8th Light in Tampa. The talk will be at noon and 8th Light provides lunch. Several of us typically co-work from their offices after the talk. � Gavin S. Mar 27, 2013 10:26 AM
Join us at Ancient City Ruby - Greetings! I know many of you have heard that there is a fresh new Ruby co Johnny W. Mar 24, 2013 9:20 PM
Meetup details changed: Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem: an overview - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/100844302/ When : Thursday, March 21,[masked]:00 PM Gavin S. Mar 18, 2013 10:40 AM
Reminder: CoderNight events are moved to their own meetup group! -   We have split CoderNight into its own group and scheduled this month's event:­oderNight/events/106671622/   Please register with this group if you are interested in our monthly coding practice events. Gavin S. Mar 12, 2013 10:49 AM
Re: [ruby-73] March Coder Night! and a new meetup group to organize it - Care to do presentation on Coder night at Ignite - apriil 25? Joel L. Mar 7, 2013 9:14 AM
March Coder Night! and a new meetup group to organize it -   I've moved the CoderNight meetups to their own group:­oderNight   I've also scheduled this month's meetup and have assigned the problem set:­ht/events/106671622/ Gavin S. Mar 7, 2013 8:54 AM
Ancient City Ruby Conf (last day for bus signup) -   Today is the last day to sign up to be part of the bus from Tampa to Ancient City Ruby in Jacksonville. The conference should be a great time and we'll have a few hours each way to code, geek chat, have lightning talks, etc. If you h Gavin S. Feb 28, 2013 9:46 AM
Re: [ruby-73] Hi Ruby People - Wow everybody the responses have been awesome. I would love to just say Yes to everything but unfortunately I have to delegate 3 other schedules. I have a meeting with my group tomorrow. I hope to have responses to everybody by then. Thanks so much. Also, user 6. Feb 27, 2013 12:49 AM
Re: [ruby-73] Hi Ruby People - An intro night would be awesome! Reuben P. Feb 26, 2013 11:07 PM

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