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Over 100 people on the list
I was just cheking our group stats, and we have over 100 people on the mailing list without noticing! We have 112 people on the list now. I like the group...
Sep 7, 2006
Sun acquires JRuby developers
Interesting news about JRuby http://www.rubyinsi
228.html -- Navjeet (http://www.
Sep 7, 2006
Need some help on AARP Web Transformation Project
Group, Harvard Group has been contracted by AARP to put together a team to build a"bleeding edge" website for their 35 million members. The technologies they...
Aug 31, 2006
Any else going to RubyConf 2006 in Denver, Colorado ?
If you are going to RubyConf 2006, please email me. I had a blast at last years Ruby Conference. We lived and breathed Ruby from 8am to 2am - three days in a...
Aug 21, 2006
ActiveRecord Parent-Child Relationship
I am having a problem with ActiveRecord running a lot of queries that seem un-necessary in a parent-child relationship. So I have two ActiveRecord objects,...
Aug 18, 2006
NovaRUG meeting on Wednesday
Hello all - Just a reminder that we're meeting this Wednesday at the FGM headquarters; Paul Stadig will give a presentation on connecting Ruby to Java with...
Aug 15, 2006
OReilly Ruby Cookbook PDF- $16.25
OReilly has released the Ruby Cookbook as a PDF file for $25.00. With the help of a little Google love, I was able to find a discount code: DSUG You can get...
Aug 9, 2006
does anyone have any recommendations for a ruby toolkit that i could use to read pdf's and office documents? I'm trying to build an indexer, and while i can...
Aug 3, 2006
Would anyone be interested in getting Justin and Stu to give a demo/presentation of Streamlined? Maybe we could get them here for the September meeting? Carl...
Jul 25, 2006
August NovaRUG meeting
Hi all - The August NovaRUG meeting announcement is up, see you all there! http://novarug.
org/ Yours, Tom...
Jul 20, 2006
Is there any interest in Ruby<->
Java bridge as a RUG topic? I've ended up doing quite a bit of this for work to get access to the XMLBeans library (I've found...
Jul 14, 2006
There's a book review of David Black's "Ruby for Rails" up on Slashdot: http://books.
07/12/1439202 It's a fine book; kind of a...
Jul 13, 2006
Intro of New User
Hello, I'm a Ruby-Nuby with other language experience (Perl, Unix shell scripting, proprietary scripting languages, Java, C, C++ and Fortran). I live and work...
Jul 12, 2006
anybody using act_as_state_
machine plugin which as per google resides @ lunchroom.lunchboxs
machine is not accessible and...
Jul 5, 2006
RailsConf related blogs
Here are some blogs/articles that summarize events at RailsConf 2006. http://www.oreillyn
Jun 30, 2006
com/ruhdz -- Brian J. Sletten (brian@...) GPG: http://www.bosatsu.
Jun 30, 2006
Candidate Meeting Topics
At the last NovaRUG meeting, several topics were mentioned as candidates for future talks. As already mentioned on this list, at the June 28 meeting Tom...
Jun 29, 2006
Jim Van Fleet
Hello everyone - I just wanted to post quickly and say hi. My name is Jamie, and I've just recently gotten started with Ruby. I've been an Oracle DBA for 6...
Jun 26, 2006
I posted an entry on the meeting details here as well: http://novarug.
org/ Good times, Tom...
Jun 26, 2006
ActiveRecord and Oracle...
As I said in my introduction, I've been an Oracle DBA for 6 years or so, so my natural inclination is to try to use Ruby with Oracle. Whenever I hear about...
Jun 24, 2006
RailsConf ticket available
Hi everyone, RailsConf is coming up next month in Chicago, and as you may remember, the conference sold out in just a couple of days. I have purchased one...
Jun 1, 2006
Hi all - Just FYI, we're moving novarug.org over to a new machine tonight, so the site may be unavailable for a few hours while the DNS change propagates. ...
May 24, 2006
Rails 1.1 cheatsheet
cheat_sheet -- Navjeet (http://www.
javaah.com) [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]...
May 24, 2006
June 28 mtg
Hi all - It's pretty nice that we've got a firm date for the next meeting, good times. And I'm looking forward to hearing what Xandy has to say about Rake. ...
May 23, 2006
Meeting this week...
Hey all! Being that its that time of month with NovaRUG scheduled for this Wednesday (May 17th) I was thinking of speaking on my Alph library which bridges...
May 17, 2006
Rails Training in D.C. to benefit charity
I just found out about a local training event; rails training on the cheap, from those 'in the know', with proceeds to benefit an underfunded public high...
Apr 19, 2006
April Ruby User's Group Meeting
The April NovaRUG meeting is going to happen this Wednesday night April 19 at FGM with talks starting at 7:00pm and going until 9:00 or so. InfoEther will...
Apr 18, 2006
there are no classes?
This is kind of a follow up on the presentation/
discussion at the meeting, not so much related to metaprogramming as just Ruby in general. Ok, so everything is...
Mar 23, 2006
Yo. I've been meaning to put together a Ruby presentation for a while now -- tentatively entitled, "The Tao of Metaprogramming (or ActiveRecord
39;s Not Black...
Mar 19, 2006
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Mar 15, 2006
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