I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order) showcasing Indian websites made with Ruby on Rails. Hat Tip: Fabio Akita
Back in 2005 there was virtually no Ruby community in Brazil. David Hansson himself was there, at the FISL conference, showcasing a pre-1.0 Rails (which later became the famous 15-min blog screencast). Only 3 years later the community grew
Our Book Promotion: “Ruby on Rails for Microsoft Developers” has just started. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?
RubyLearning is pleased to announce the promotion of the book “Head First Rails” by author David Griffiths.
Our Book Promotion: “Head First Rails” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?
RubyLearning is pleased to announce the promotion of the book “Rails Test Prescriptions” by author Noel Rappin.
Our second Book Promotion: “Rails Test Prescriptions” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing?
RubyLearning caught up with Andrey “A.I.” Sitnik developer of R18n, a tool to internationalize and localize your Merb/Sinatra/desktop Ruby application, and asked him some quick questions in this interview.
Nick Adams is the CTO and Co-Founder of SapnaSolutions. SapnaSolutions is on a mission of transforming Pune city into a Ruby on Rails hub.
On the eve of the first ever online “Introduction to Sinatra” course, Satish Talim and Victor H. Goff III of RubyLearning caught up with Adam Wiggins and talked to him on Heroku (pronounced her-OH-koo), in this interview.
It’s time to thank RubyLearning’s sponsor – Blue Box Group.
This year is shaping up to be another big one for Blue Box Group
Blue Box Group has got some great new features for release, upgrades to their service offerings, appearances at various events and conferences and more. Check out their site and subscribe to their blog to get the latest updates!
It’s time to thank RubyLearning’s sponsor – Rails Kits.
Rails Kits is the place to get ready-to-use Rails code that will help you build your apps faster
Pune is now increasingly becoming the hot-bed of Ruby on Rails activity in India and Josh Software Pvt. Ltd. are strongly making a mark in this field. Satish Talim of RubyLearning.com recently talked to Gautam Rege, one of the founders of this company.
Fabio Akita’s “AkitaOnRails” series at RubyLearning.com, for would-be Ruby developers, has been quite a hit. Today in another article, Fabio talks in depth about Ruby’s Blocks/Closures, This is a rather long article but well worth the time invested in reading it.
This is part 3 in our ongoing conversation – “Advice For Ruby Beginners“.
This is part 2 in our ongoing conversation – “Advice For Ruby Beginners“.
The popularity of Ruby grows exponentially and with that, more and more people are learning the language. Recently, 400+ would-be Ruby developers from around the world registered for the Free Ruby Lessons at RubyLearning.com and more keep joining everyday. Most Ruby beginners have a plethora of questions related to the language; opportunities in Ruby; Ruby’s future.
I have been asked time and again about ‘Rails Hosting In India‘ and thought it best that I list down the Rails Hosts that I have heard of, in India.
The Pune GNU/Linux Users Group have announced ‘PLUG MASHUP‘, a technology event which includes a Hack-a-thon and a mashup camp to be held on October 13th and 14th, 2007 at Bhaskaracharya Pratishthan, Pune, India. The Hack-a-thon will bring together many developers and contributors. It will aim to generate some serious code during the event, in order to help grow the pool of FOSS contributors in India.
RubyLearning caught up with Arindam Basu and requested him to brief us about Survserv, a Rails based real time outbreak detection system (still in Beta).
RubyLearning caught up with Ola Bini at Bangalore, India and talked to him about JRuby. Ola provides some insights for easy adoption of JRuby by the large pool of Java and Ruby developers in India.
Today’s web-based applications are required to provide more storage, more compute power, and a greater level of reliability than ever before.
To showcase the latest and greatest RoR implementations
So you want to do something with Ruby but think there’s not much you can do? Rubbish!
Siddharth Karandikar a PuneRuby member and some of his friends are hard at work in creating paahijen.com – a suit of applications in Indian languages. I asked Siddharth to share some of his experiences with us.
JRuby is a 100% pure-Java implementation of the Ruby programming language that runs in the JVM. MySQL is a one of the most popular open source databases around and is used by many prominent organizations from Yahoo to NASA.
Vincent Spehner heads the company ThinkDRY, based in Pune. Recently, I had a chance to talk to him and requested him to share some of his experiences. Here goes.
Like Peter Cooper, I too constantly get emails from various readers of RubyLearning.com, who are looking for Rails developers in India for their projects. As I don’t do this myself, I have to keep giving out a list of Rails developers I know and trust or have had good feedback about.
Nag. B is the brain behind Startups.in. Startups.in simplifies the establishment of startups through a collaborative approach that is a win-win situation to all the involved members. I’ve invited Nag to share some of his experiences in this interview.
Recently, JRuby has been gaining more and more attention in the Java and Ruby communities. Java is a powerful platform and there are millions of lines of Java code being written each month, that the world will have to live with for a long time from now. By leveraging Java the platform with the power of the Ruby programming language, programmers get the best from both worlds. You better not ignore JRuby any more!
(This interview appeared before on 28th Aug. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).
Today we talk to our own Ruby Guru, Shashank Date.
Satish Talim>> Hello Shashank, and welcome to PuneRuby. Could you tell us something about yourself – your background; where you are based…?
(This interview appeared before on 18th Aug. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).
Today, we shall be talking to another Ruby Guru – Phil Tomson.
(This interview appeared before on 17th Aug. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).
There is a lot to learn from experienced Ruby developers and in our continuing series of talking to such Ruby enthusiasts from around the world, Satish Talim today talks to Peat Bakke.
(This interview appeared before on 24th Aug. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).
Today we talk to Elliot Temple.
Satish Talim>> Hello Elliot, and welcome to PuneRuby. Could you tell us something about yourself – your background; where you are based…?
(This interview appeared before on 15th Aug. 2006 on the PuneRuby blog).
Java is no longer the answer to every software development problem. Ruby is exploding onto the scene, just as Java did at the end of 1990s. Developers are driving the revolution, and the amazing productivity of Ruby on Rails is fueling it. So who better to talk about Ruby and Rails than the strongest proponent of Ruby, Bruce Tate.
Some interesting news and articles that I thought worth mentioning:
Saw this on Ruby-Talk – CodeGear (the Borland spin-off) has a survey open on Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
I thought I would let you know that I have added Google AJAX Search on my Learning Ruby site. This embeds a video bar on the web page and lets you watch Ruby and Rails related videos (presentations, tutorials, etc.) you’ve selected, right there on the site itself. Have fun!
Update your working copy to the latest version of Rails 1.2.2, by going to your command prompt and entering:
Continuing with our series of blog posts with respect to ‘Setting Up An IT Company In India‘, another parallel activity that you need to start is locating an office space.
Anil Dharni and Brad are the brains behind AnswerU. AnswerU is a solution for fast and accurate answers for university students’ toughest questions. I’ve invited Anil to share some of his experiences in this interview.
Kidzworld: a fully moderated, safe and secure social networking site for kids. In this world, internet savvy grade-schoolers can play games, enter contests, win prizes, test their knowledge in trivia quizzes
Now-a-days many small (20-40 people) sized companies working with Ruby on Rails in the US and Australia are planning to set-up their own software units in Pune, India.
Ruby has just been added to Update-Scout.com, an interactive web service, that informs its users about software updates and releases. Users can set up personal update news feeds from the Update-Scout software catalog and even add new entries to the catalog.
In the early part of 2006, in my hometown Pune, everyone would associate Ruby with ‘Ratnaraj‘ or “king of precious stones” as per our ancient language of Sanskrit. Over the year things have changed, and the Ruby language and its famous framework Rails are seeing a huge surge of popularity here.