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Hey folks! Welcome to ruby.social! 🎉

I'm hoping this will become a good, friendly community for Ruby-folks to chat and discover new friends. But for that to happen, you need to sign up!

ruby.social -- all are welcome

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@travis For me, the benefits of a super helpful git log and blame workflow vastly outweighs the challenges of coordinating rebasing feature branches.

And over time it encourages us to be more mindful of the commits we create in the first place, making them cleaning and more coherent from the outset.

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Want to experience the lemurs and learn Ruby like you've never learned it before? My talk, "Reducing Enumerable - An Illustrated Adventure", is now live!

Learn about reduce and functional programming from a merry band of cartoon lemurs.

youtube.com/watch?v=x3b9KlzjJN

Ten years ago, I sat around a fire with some friends after a disappointing big-budget conference, and decided to see if we could do something different. From that seed grew Ruby Manor -- can't believe we've been doing it for a decade!

rubymanor.org/#when

twitter.com/rubymanor/status/1

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via the birdsite, avdi is giving away free 1 year subscriptions to ruby tapas to interested female devs twitter.com/avdi/status/104570

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has anyone used GraphQL with a Ruby backend? how was the experience?

For the first time in quite a while, I wrote a non-conference-talk-transcript blog post! I wanted to share a little about the text editor I’ve been using, and gather a few things together that I wish I’d known when I picked it up.

Getting Started with Spacemacs: interblah.net/getting-started-

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so I've been playing with composable validations

Lovely talk by @tekin about the benefits of investing time in keeping a clean and useful history, particularly the tips at the end.

vimeo.com/280579162

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Hello Ruby Folks, Goldstar (where I work) is hiring Rails developers in Portland, OR or Pasadena, CA. Please reach out if your interested. We aren't looking for remote folks right now.

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I am struggling to become a Ruby, JS developer later in life. It's been harder than I thought to rearrange my life to make room for this change. Any one out there have any tips? I'd love to find a solid mentor.

Don't worry @mperham, :sidekiq: will stay 😄

(although you could be extra nice by becoming a super supporting anyway 😉 )

The Ruby.social Patreon now has a couple of benefits available for supporters:

Super supporters can now nominate a custom emoji which will be added to the instance for their (any anyone else's) use! :ruby:

Companies/bigger organisations can now also show their support of Ruby.social with a logo and link from the homepage.

Find out more:

patreon.com/rubysocial

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I’m looking for Ruby developers who have an app idea, but have never managed to get it built & in the App Store. If that sounds like you, let me know and I’ll put you on the list for my upcoming webinar.

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Hey y’all. My name is Graham and I’m a Ruby developer from North Carolina, glad to be here!

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Did you know that communitywiki.org/trunk exists?

It's a new project where you can find people in the Fediverse and follow them by topic.

Also, you can request to be included. It's a really cool idea.

If you are new to Mastodon or you are looking for more interesting people to follow, you should check it out.

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Hey guys, junior ruby developer with 1 year of experience here. Nice to meet you all!

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Hi everyone!
I'm a freelance ror/js developer living in the mountains of Colorado.

After living in Denver for years, my biggest struggle is keeping in touch with other developers.

I'm hoping to make some connections here.

Anyone working on a project where they'd like to pair?

A quick instance update :ruby: :mastodon:

As of now, we've blown way past the 500 users from a week ago, and are now at 673 Ruby-friendly folk. Welcome!

We also have 8 supremely-generous people/organisations contributing to the Patreon, which is now pretty close to covering the hosting costs. Update about that here: patreon.com/posts/thank-you-21

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