Forum: Ruby on Rails [ANN] ETech BOF: "Ruby on Rails: Power in Numbers"

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496ed7f402fc56b1f997855941272ad4?d=identicon&s=25 Pete Forde (Guest)
on 2006-03-05 01:29
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My proposal for a BOF session at ETech was accepted!

Any Rails-folk in attendance on Tuesday are encouraged to come to
Ballroom A between 8:30-930pm.

The goal for the session is to discuss how we can empower ourselves to
return to our local peer communities and advocate Rails as the web
development technology people simply -should- be using. Right now we're
enjoying a groundswell of positive attention, but we're largely
preaching to
the converted.

Our company, Unspace Interactive, has had a tremendous response to its
announcement of Toronto Rails Pub Nite, an opportunity for web
geeks of all stripes to socialize in an informal setting. It is our
that this sort of bridge-building is the vital first step for bringing
to a much larger audience than that which can typically be characterized
general by "developers that read blogs".

So, if you come out to this BOF, expect to talk about how you can start
local Rails Pub Nite in your city!

See you at ETech!

Pete Forde
Partner, Unspace Interactive
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