Minimal I18n with Rails 3.2

This guest post is by Fabio Akita, also known as akitaonrails. He is a known Brazilian Ruby Activist and has been the program chairman for Rubyconf Brazil 2012 for the last 5 years. He also co-founded Codeminer 42, a software boutique specialized in taking care of outsourced work from fledgling startups that need great Rails developers. Fabio has been publicly evangelizing Ruby, Rails and agile techniques since 2006 and has talked around 100 times in conferences around the globe.

Performance Testing Rails Applications: How To?

Performance Testing Rails Applications: How To? This guest post is by Gonçalo Silva, who is a full-time Ruby on Rails developer at escolinhas.pt and has participated in the Ruby Summer of Code 2010. He loves and contributes to many open-source projects, being a fan of Linux, Ruby and Android. He likes to call himself a hacker, but that’s just an excuse for being in front of the computer all the time.

20+ Rubyists to Follow on Google+

Google+ What’s Google+ ? Google+, pronounced “Google plus” is a new social network from Google. The service, which is initially available to a select group of Google users who will soon be able to invite others, will let people share and discuss status updates, photos and links, much as they do on Facebook. A list of Rubyists Using Google+ RubyLearning has compiled this list of over 20 Rubyists, in alphabetical order, with a link to their Google+ profile.

Interview: Michael Hartl, author of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial (railstutorial.org)

RubyLearning participants talk to Michael Hartl the author of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial (railstutorial.org). Satish Talim Welcome Michael and thanks for taking out time for RubyLearning. For the benefit of the readers of this blog could you please introduce yourself and tell us what you do for a living? Michael Happy to be here. I’m a programmer, educator, and entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve been focused on making educational products and selling them online.

Rails Drinkup Pune – Jan 28th

Rails Drinkup Pune – Jan 28th It’s that time again. Rails Drinkup will be in Pune, India on Jan. 28th and we’re doing a drinkup at the Royal Connaught Boat Club. If you want some free beer, be there at or around 6 pm. We shall have 1 or 2 technical sessions (like “Rhodes in a Nutshell”) followed by networking. The Drinkup is sponsored by IntelleCap. The earlier Drinkup sponsored by JoshSoftware was a big success.

ROR based websites made by Indian companies

As a sequel to my post Indian Ruby on Rails Portfolio, I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order of company names) showcasing ROR based websites made by Indian companies. I’ll be updating this page from time to time. If you are the owner / developer of such a website(s), then I would appreciate if you would send me by email (satish [dot] talim [at] gmail.com), as much information about the same.

RubyLearning Associates and Participants on Twitter and Facebook

RubyLearning Associates and Participants on Twitter and Facebook

RubyLearning is associated with some amazing, talented people these last 5 years. I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order) showcasing them; people who have either undergone some of the courses at RubyLearning or have been instrumental in taking RubyLearning to the next level.

Showcasing RubyLearning's Awesome Rubyists

Showcasing RubyLearning’s Awesome Rubyists

RubyLearning has been associated with some amazing, talented Rubyists these last 5 years. I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order) showcasing these awesome Rubyists who have either undergone some of the courses at RubyLearning or have been instrumental in taking RubyLearning to the next level.

Indian Ruby on Rails Portfolio

Indian Ruby on Rails Portfolio

I am compiling a list (in alphabetical order) showcasing Indian websites made with Ruby on Rails. Hat Tip: Fabio Akita

Interview: Author Antonio Cangiano

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?

Interview: Author Eldon Alameda

Our Book Promotion: “Foundation Rails 2” starts soon. Win one of four books to be given out for active participation. The coolest thing? Author Eldon Alameda will be on site to answer questions! Click here for more details. Here, in this brief interview, Satish Talim of RubyLearning talks to Eldon Alameda. Satish Eldon, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? Eldon I’m originally from California, but have been residing in Kansas City for the last 11 years.

A Quick Chat with Chetan Mittal of Mortar Systems

Satish Chetan, could you tell us something about yourself – your background, where you are based? Chetan I am born and raised in Chandigarh, India’s most beautiful city. I am a computer engineer by both qualification and profession, and a MBA from Melbourne Business School (UQ/MtEliza). In 2000 I moved to Australia; worked and stayed there for six years before coming back to India in 2006, year I put my hands on Rails, to start Mortar Systems.

Book Promotion: Foundation Rails 2

Book Promotion: Foundation Rails 2 RubyLearning is pleased to announce the promotion of the book “Foundation Rails 2” by author Eldon Alameda. The general idea of a book promotion is that it gives the participants a chance to ask relevant questions, interact with the author of the book and in the process possibly win a copy of the book, all for free! Here are the details: Promotion Period: 16th to 18th June 2009.

The Future of Ruby is Fail!

The Future of Ruby is Fail! Preamble Thanks to Ilya Grigorik for initiating the discussion in the Indian Ruby / Rails community around the premise “Future of Ruby is Fail” (yes, somewhat tongue in cheek, but also serious), trying to get a feel for the concerns in the community. The focus of this discussion would be on the Indian market / geographical area. RubyLearning is pleased to have with us, Ruby / Rails Gurus from Pune, India: Ashutosh Ambekar from Persistent Systems Ltd., Devendra Deshmukh from e-Zest, Gautam Rege from Josh Software Pvt.

10+ Ruby Rails companies in Pune, India

10+ Ruby Rails companies in Pune, India NOTE: In Aug. 2014, we have updated this list. Are you looking out for companies in India, working in Ruby, Rails, Merb and / or Sinatra to out-source your projects? Here’s a list of companies in Pune, India working with Ruby and frameworks like Rails, Merb and Sinatra. BetterLabs (Contact Person: Vaibhav Domkundwar), is located in San Jose, USA and Pune, India. BetterLabs is an unique product incubation firm that works on early stage concepts to experiment, validate, and iterate on the concept to take it from idea to company.

Interview: 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?

Book Promotion: Rails Test Prescriptions

RubyLearning is pleased to announce the promotion of the book “Rails Test Prescriptions” by author Noel Rappin.

SapnaSolutions Transforming Pune City into a Rails Hub

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.

RubyLearning's Sponsor: Rails Kits

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

Noomii.com: The Buddy System for your Life

Kurt
Shuster

Kurt Shuster is the CEO and Co-Founder of Noomii.com. In this interview Satish Talim of RubyLearning, talks to Kurt about Noomii.com.