First off, I want to send a huge thank you out to the UBC Electrical and
Computer Engineering department for giving us a home for the next
VanRuby (www.vanruby.com), the Vancouver Ruby Association, is holding
next meetup at the Kitsilano UBC campus on Wednesday, July 26th from
The format for this event will be in a mini-workshop style. Lasting for
about 90 minutes with 30 minutes after for networking.
Attendees are highly encouraged to bring a laptop (either Windows or
with Rails 1.1.4 pre-installed along with Ruby 1.8.4. And either MySQL
This mini-workshop will be on Getting Started with Rails. From
your first app, understanding the directory structure, to using
customizing the routes, creating a few database tables, using the
:through concept, - depending on the level of experience everyone has
Rails that comes.
Only the theory that is needed will be discussed. These VanRuby
mini-workshops are going to be geared towards rapid learning. Giving you
exactly what you need to get a solid foundation built, and let you
confidently build on top of it.
For full details on this event, and to RSVP, check out:
There is tons of space, so please let your friends and colleagues know
this free event.
ABOUT THE PRESENTOR
Nathaniel B. (www.nshb.net) has been developing web applications for
ten years. Specializing in all forms of web and application development,
continues to build web applications that fuel some of the worlds largest
organizations and government agencies.
Nathaniel founded Inimit Innovations Inc. (www.inimit.com) in 2003 which
a custom software development firm specializing in Open Source
In addition to providing web development solutions, he runs Open Source
Events (www.osevents.com) which most recently held the sold-out Canada
Rails (www.canadaonrails.com) conference, being the first Ruby on Rails
conference in the world.