Ruby OpenSource Challenge
Pusher is a hosted API for quickly, easily and securely adding scalable realtime functionality to web and mobile apps. We believe that your developer time is best spent making awesome features, not creating infrastructure. Our customers use Pusher to build features such as notifications, activity streams, chat, data visualisations, Social TV experiences and multiplayer games.
Heroku (pronounced her-OH-koo) is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Developers can focus 100% on code and never think about servers, instances, or VMs again. Heroku lets you run any application from simple to complex, from Ruby, Java, Node.JS or Clojure. Heroku takes full responsibility for your app's health, keeping it up and running through thick and thin, while you manage and command your app with a full set of control surface APIs. Tens of thousands of developers have deployed hundreds of thousands of apps to Heroku already.
BaRuCo (Barcelona Ruby Conference) is a two-days single-track conference taking place in Barcelona the 8th-9th September 2012 about Ruby - a dynamic, open-source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. Organized by Codegram and friends.
10gen develops MongoDB, and offers production support, training, and consulting for the open source database. The company is s led by seasoned executives and technologists with senior leadership experience at many of the worlds leading technology companies, including two executives and four senior engineers with over 50 years combined experience at Oracle. 10gen is backed by leading venture capital firms who invested in established leaders like Oracle, Cisco and Apple as well as rapidly growing internet companies like Zynga and Twitter.
ArrrrCamp is a 2-day, dual track Ruby, Rails and web related conference with plenty of good speakers, loads of free rum and a free pirate twist, which takes place in Ghent, Belgium at October 4-5th. Ayeee!
Peepcode publishes cutting-edge screencasts and PDF books that get straight to the point. Unlike day or week-long training courses, you can pause, replay, or watch again at your leisure. Packed with value, the high quality screencasts are great for watching during your lunch break, at the end of the day, or with your development team. The resource you need at a price you can afford...that's Peepcode!
Railcasts is produced by Ryan Bates. A new episode will be released each week featuring tips and tricks with Ruby on Rails. The screencasts are short and focus on one technique so you can quickly move on to applying it to your own project. The topics target the intermediate Rails developer, but beginners and experts will get something out of it as well.
CloudMailin drastically improves the way you receive email in your web app. You receive your email via a web hook (HTTP POST) and your website is free to do what it does best. Saving you time and money and allowing your email needs to scale as your site does. And you can also seamlessly check the delivery status of each of your incoming emails via the dashboard, bounce emails that you do not wish to receive and use your own domain name.
Netguru is Poland-based development shop specializing in creating online software and outsourcing work. We design, create, implement and advice on systems and applications. Our work is based on the proven methodology of Lean Startup, and we love to work the Agile Way. Communication and code quality are our core strengths. To provide our Clients with the highest quality, we put strong emphasis on code review and testing. The heart of our development toolset is Ruby on Rails, but the team is also experienced in building Facebook and mobile HTML 5 apps (iOS, Android).
Destroy All Software screencasts are short but dense with information. Released every other week, they assume you have, or can pick up, the background needed. Some people have to watch them twice, and that's fine: it's better to move fast than bore. A lot can be said in 10 - 15 minutes.
The Flatiron School is a place for passionate people who want to love what they do. The first semester is a 12 week, full time, intensive program, designed to turn you into a web developer. The course will run from October 2, 2012 through December 21, 2012, in New York City. The goal of the program will be to give you the equivalent skillset and experience of an entry-level Ruby developer. That means you'll be an internet swiss-army knife, equipped with all the tools needed to build applications.