13 Sites You Love Built With Ruby On Rails

YoungUpstarts

If you are reading this, you are probably into Ruby and obviously heard of Ruby on Rails – a useful and super popular web application framework. Others Ruby on Rails web development

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Amazing Deal on Learning Ruby

Feld Thoughts

Today on Brad Feld’s Amazing Deals you can purchase a $250 Ruby course from Udemy for only $49. The course, Learn Ruby Programming (In Ten Easy Steps) contains over 30 video lectures, written course materials, and additional discounts on Ruby literature. With more and more companies making the move to Ruby on Rails, demand for Ruby developers has gone through the roof. If you are interested in giving Ruby a look, this is a great place to start.

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Trending Sources

Software eats software development

Chris Dixon

Small teams can have a big impact because software development (and deployment) has improved dramatically over the past decade. Open source dominates every level of the software stack, including operating systems (Linux), databases (MySql), web servers (Apache), and programming languages (Python, Ruby). Developers have steadily marched upwards from Assembly to C to Java to, today, scripting languages like Ruby and Python. We spent it making developers more effective.

Requiem for Ruby 5 and 5 minutes of Javascript podcasts

47 Hats

I noticed this morning that two of my favorite developer podcasts – Ruby5 and 5 minutes of Javascript – had stopped updating in Overcast, my podcast player of choice. The post Requiem for Ruby 5 and 5 minutes of Javascript podcasts appeared first on 47hats.com.

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I am a developer, yet I outsource the development of my startup

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

That’s right, I prefer writing code than writing words and yet it’s been two months now that I started outsourcing the development of TaskArmy to someone in Ukraine. I spent the first 8 months developing the website myself until I proved to myself that my idea was a viable business idea.

How To Scale a Development Team

adam.heroku.com

How To Scale a Development Team. An equally important challenge in a growing business is scaling your development team. Most technology companies hit a wall with dev team scalability somewhere around ten developers. Having navigated this process fairly successfully over the last few years at Heroku, this post will present what I see as the stages of life in a development team, and the problems and potential solutions at each stage. Three developers works fine as well.

Infographic: What Tools Developers Actually Use

www.readwriteweb.com

Infographic: What Tools Developers Actually Use. The folks at BestVendor.com interviewed 500 developers and compiled this profile of the tools that they actually use. aws , git , google analytics , heroku , ruby on rails. Infographic: What Tools Developers Actually Use.

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AskBob: Where do I find developer cofounder?

47 Hats

Gary Ferguson is building a Ruby on Rails xRM solution ( stakeforce.com ) for organizations who need to track deals but don’t have a funnel/pipeline mentality, like nonprofits. Belief – that you bring as much value to the relationship as will your developer cofounder.

Would you rather be an alpha developer or an enterprise developer?

The Next Web

Why are the so-called “alpha developers” all the rage right now? In a recent business trip to San Francisco, I heard the term “alpha developer” over and over again, and it has officially driven me crazy. My name is Sinclair, and I’m an enterprise developer.

Ruby On Rails Experts Can Accelerate The Programming Process For First Movers

YoungUpstarts

Ruby on Rails experts work quickly and efficiently to help you carve out a loyal following before the competition strikes, and stay ahead of the game by helping you implement new innovations in web services and applications. What Separates Ruby on Rails from the Pack?

How HTML5 Is Aiding in Cross-Platform Development

mashable.com

Billion View Comments How HTML5 Is Aiding in Cross-Platform Development February 22, 2011 by Christina Warren View Comments email share email share The Mobile App Trends Series is sponsored by Sourcebits , a leading product developer for mobile platforms.

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Coding Is the New Business Bilingual

Duct Tape Marketing

Ruby Learning – [link]. Learn Ruby the Hard Way – [link]. Ruby on Rails – [link]. Marketing Strategy Web Marketing HTML5 Javascript Lynda Mobile Apps Ruby UdemyCoding Is the New Business Bilingual This content from: Duct Tape Marketing.

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Developer Bootcamp Teaches Regular Folks To Code - and Maybe Get a Job at a Startup

ReadWriteStart

If you can pick up the rudiments of Spanish or French in a couple of weeks, how hard could it be to get started with Ruby On Rails? The Developer Bootcamp is designed to help anyone get started coding - and they might even get a job at a startup or tech heavyweight out of it as well.

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Driving developer adoption

Hazard Lights

One of the investment themes we are pursuing here at Flybridge within our Dynamic Computing (which my partner David Aronoff covered in detail here ) is the rise of developer driven business models. This has empowered the developer to experiment, prototype and ultimately drive the adoption of new technologies in ways that were not previously practical. If your developer customer needs to pay to do anything useful, they wont adopt.

7 Real-World Tips for Attracting Top Developers

ReadWriteStart

Tech startups need more than a great idea and breakthrough technology - they need a team of committed developers who will stick with them through iteration after iteration. Most tech startups think they can attract developers with cool perks and a promise to ship great code.

Building Better APIs in Ruby (and Rails)

Launch Any

I recently presented a lightning talk at Austin on Rails titled “5 ways to build better APIs in Ruby” Below is the slide deck, along with a coupon code to our book to help with your API design and development. Other Ruby and Rails resources.

How to Work With a Contract Web Developer: Picking A Platform

The Ninth Yard

Ask a software developer why they use the language and framework they do, and more often than not you'll get a passionate, solidly-formed opinion. Developers love technical details, and sometimes forget the business context behind those technical choices. The most popular languages for web development these days are Ruby, C# (c -sharp), Java, PHP, and Python. Frameworks exist to give developers a common place from which to begin their projects.

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Hiring a Ruby on Rails Developer for a New Startup

Instigator Blog

But I can tell you that I’m looking to hire a senior Ruby on Rails Developer. If you have experience with mobile development, especially on the iPhone, that will be helpful. So here’s the scoop — I’m starting a new company. I can’t tell you the name (don’t have one), and can’t tell you what it’s about (not ready). I also can’t tell you who is involved (except for me, of course).

Engineering a Regional Tech Cluster-part 3 of 3 of Bigger in Bend

Steve Blank

Over the years Dino and I brainstormed about how Lean entrepreneurship would affect regional development. Bend’s economic development agency ( EDCO ) has worked very hard to establish direct flights to major West Coast cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, and Denver.

How To Setup A New Mac For PHP Web Development

Nick O'Neill

Inspired by 37 Signals post on how to set up a new laptop for Ruby development, I thought it would be worthwhile sharing how I configure my own laptop in preparation for development. My current project, Holler.com , has been built entirely by me with the help of a front-end web developer ( Johannes Ma ) who cutup the creative director’s ( Dann Petty ) PSD files. I like having a local db set up when doing my development.

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10 Ways Churches Can Thrive Financially by Ruby Tan

Mike Michalowicz

Develop A Clear Communication –More often than not, lack of communication leads to misunderstanding, contention and withdrawal. Many years ago, I invited a non-Christian friend to volunteer with me at a Christian organization for their annual fundraiser.

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How to develop live search textbox in Ruby on Rails

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Other articles you might like How to insert the new Tweet button in your ruby on rails application (0) How to redirect all your pages from www to root domain using ruby on rails (3) How to build your own widget in Ruby on Rails in 10 minutes (4) Slides: Why Ruby on Rails rocks?

How to develop live search textbox in Ruby on Rails

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Other articles you might like How to insert the new Tweet button in your ruby on rails application (0) How to redirect all your pages from www to root domain using ruby on rails (3) How to build your own widget in Ruby on Rails in 10 minutes (4) Slides: Why Ruby on Rails rocks?

Monitoring Redis with MONITOR and WireShark

High Contrast

As a habit, during development I run redis-cli MONITOR in a terminal window to see what’s going on. I’ll use the Ruby console for that. Tagged: debugging proxy , MONITOR , Redis , redis-cli , Ruby , WireShark.

Why I Selected JRuby For My Ruby Project

Launch Any

For those working on the Ruby platform, this is an interesting time. We have Ruby 1.9 YARV , Rubinius , and JRuby as the most popular Ruby Virtual Machines available right now. Comparing Ruby Virtual Machines. With RVM at hand, I proceeded to install Ruby 1.8.7,

Why I Selected JRuby For My Ruby Project

Launch Any

For those working on the Ruby platform, this is an interesting time. We have Ruby 1.9 YARV , Rubinius , and JRuby as the most popular Ruby Virtual Machines available right now. Comparing Ruby Virtual Machines. With RVM at hand, I proceeded to install Ruby 1.8.7,

250 Developers

This is going to be BIG.

In today’s world, one of the bottlenecks we have to innovation is the lack of software development talent. There have been some pretty good grass roots efforts at creating more development talent in the community—but they’ve been on smaller scales and heavily reliant on the volunteer efforts of a small number of dedicated people. I like starting with the big goal, because it then naturally leads to the most critical questions: Are we talking about educating new developers?

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Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

Some common themes from the discussion: Know Where You Are Going Before you can possibly make a choice around language and framework you need to ask all the important questions that are talked about in Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Before You Develop Anything and Startup CTO or Developer. Or you might have an investor (or founder) who's convinced that you need to work in a given language (some VCs love Ruby right now).

How To Build a Web Startup – Lean LaunchPad Edition

Steve Blank

As part of our Lean LaunchPad classes at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and for the National Science Foundation, students build a startup in 8 weeks using Business Model Design + Customer Development. ——— If you’re an experienced coder and user interface designer you think nothing is easier than diving into Ruby on Rails , Nodes.js Set up the Lean LaunchLab or a WordPress blog to document your Customer Development progress.

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How To Work With Software Developers

Launch Any

Breaking down the barriers to launch Home Subscribe to LaunchAny.com Contact Us Home » Launch Any Startup How To Work With Software Developers 25 February 2010 382 views No Comment I recently wrote a post about how to select a development team for your startup.

One more vote for functional languages

High Contrast

The previous time I experienced a similar problem was in Ruby when the watch expression had a side-effect on a cache whose logic I was trying to debug. Eventually, I hope to develop a sixth sense for this debugging anti-pattern. I wonder what their debuggers are like… Tagged: code , debugger , debugging , functional programming , Ruby , Software Development , VBA. Code code debugger debugging functional programming Ruby Software Development VBA

What is Drupal? or, My retraining in Software Development

Scalable Startup

But, there is a serious gap in the discipline, number of developers and community around real software development here. In my career I’ve seen many times the positive effect of a rich software development discipline, full life cycle, QE vs. QA, test driven development, all the “other” parts of SW dev. Drupal works at all levels of software development. Drupal can make a non-developer earn $60-100,000 per year within a year of study.

50 Places You Can Learn to Code (for Free) Online

YoungUpstarts

School of Webcraft : Mozilla Foundation’s School of Webcraft is a peer-powered school that offers free web development education. Webmonkey : On Webmonkey, you’ll find tutorials for everything from building your first website to developing with HTML5.

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Learn To Code With One Month Rails

YoungUpstarts

Part of Y Combinator ’s Summer 2013 batch of startups, The online resource for web development to date has taught more than 9,000 people Ruby on Rails, one of the most widely-used web programming technologies today.

How To Locate a Developer For Your Startup | LaunchAny.com

Launch Any

While I was able to provide some advice, there is a deeper discussion to explore before trying to locate a developer. Here is a more detailed look at the questions you need to ask and how to find developers for your startup. iPhone development in addition to Ruby on Rails skills).

6 Effective Website Design Strategies That Directly Impacts Your Business

YoungUpstarts

He is the CEO & Founder of VOCSO Web Studio , a website design & development agency based in Delhi/NCR, India. Professionalisms web design web development by Deepak Chauhan, CEO and founder of VOCSO Web Studio.

Script to deploy your Ruby on Rails application to Heroku in one.

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

from a.net developer point of view (1) From → Programming tips and tricks , Startup tips and tricks No comments yet Click here to cancel reply.

Script to deploy your Ruby on Rails application to Heroku in one.

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

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Slides: Why Ruby on Rails rocks? from a.net developer point of view

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

from a.net developer point of view by Aymeric on June 21st, 2010 I gave this presentation today at a internal event at Readify. Why Ruby on Rails rocks from a.net developer eye View more presentations from AymericG.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Netty , Vert.x , and Java servlets are fast, but we were surprised how much faster they are than Ruby , Django , and friends. and Ruby on Rails is staggering. Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure.