Thu, Nov 5, 2015
If you've written Ruby there's a good chance that at some point you've used RSpec to write automated tests for your code. When RSpec 3.0 was released in 2014 it gained a lot of really powerful features that often go overlooked. I'm going to share with you a bag of tricks that will take you from w...
Thu, Oct 15, 2015
The folks at Triple Analytics have kindly offered up their space for us to host a bonus hack night meetup this month! Lets get together and pair up for coding on projects that we're working on! There will be a place to post who you are, what you're working on, and what you need help with. And if ...
Thu, Oct 1, 2015
This month, Stephen Mariano Cabrera will walk us through various tips and examples of how to use the pry gem to aid in development. Caution: here will be live coding! Stephen is a software developer currently based here in Cleveland but up for new adventures anywhere. He loves writing, learning a...
Thu, Sep 3, 2015
Lets get together for a chance to try pairing with someone new. And if you've never had a chance to do any pair programming, there will be folks to help explain the purpose and help you out with your first pairing session. We will have several different katas posted for different skill levels, bu...
Thu, Aug 6, 2015
Lets get together and talk about remote pair programming. Brandon Joyce is a rails developer working with a pair over a remote connection. He's been doing this for a while now and has some lessons that he'd like to share with us. "I work all day with a dev who's not sitting next to me. I would li...
Thu, Jul 2, 2015
Lets get together and have an open "Town Hall" style discussion about Ruby in Cleveland. We will give some time early in the meetup to gather ideas on what people are interested in talking about. We are looking to hear from you, please join us for a great evening of conversation. Thanks to Jerry ...
Thu, Jun 4, 2015
This month we will have Steve Jackson delivering a talk that he is preparing for the Pittsburg Tech Fest later in June. Do you like failure? This session is about how the mind reacts to failure. You'll learn about the cognitive biases that need to be overcome to move past the stigma of failing. T...
Thu, May 7, 2015
Again we join forces with DevOpsCle folks! :) Elastic, Logstash and Kibana have become a cornerstone in modern devops environments. Initially for aggregating and indexing log data but now for any semi-structured data and analytics efforts. Andrew Puch has agreed to come home from NYC to give an i...
Thu, Apr 2, 2015
Maintaining a clean acceptance test suite can be hard in its own right, throw in the complexities arranging data for each scenario and it can be a down right nightmare. How can we have a flexible solutions without having to write a full domain specific language just for arranging our test suite? ...
Thu, Mar 5, 2015
We don't have anything formal planned for this month's meetup so we will just get together to socialize and talk about what we're working on. We will have a kata posted for those who would like to pair on something fun. Hope to see you all there and we're looking forward to hearing about what fun...