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Vienna Ruby & Rails Meetup: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Ruby

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After quite some time of Meetups, i am hereby starting an updated and brand new initial meeting of the "Vienna Ruby and Ruby on Rails" Meetup.

Focus of the first Meetup will be on Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Blockchain; By looking at the current implementations and projects out there, based on Ruby.

We will of course also make sure to cover an overview of the upcoming Ruby 2.5 as well as a short overview of the Rails timeline.

If anyone wants to present, please get in contact!

Preliminary schedule:

18:00 Welcome and reception

19:00 Opening Talk: Status of Ruby, Rails and an overview of Ruby 2.5

20:00 Status of Ruby & Cryptocurrency (Matthias Tarasiewicz)

20:00 Status and closer look on Ruby-Monero ( and Bitcoin-Ruby (

20:30 Learning Blockchain Development with Ruby (Gerald Bauer)

21:00 Extensive overview of Ruby in Blockchain projects.

This Ruby-meetup is part of "Monero December".

Monero December is a focus-month, dedicated to Monero (, a privacy-centric and security-focussed cryptocurrency. In December of 2017, the community and developers from the Monero project are invited to work, present and develop in Vienna, Austria – hosted by RIAT. Additionally, the time will be used to outline and plan the implementation of the Monero 34C3 Assembly ( and combined other crypto/blockchain related assemblies at the CCC in Leipzig (