I'm reluctant to admit that I'm loving over . I still have hopes of reentering the community. However, at this stage, my energies are elsewhere.

Lately, I've been trying to learn more about: development, , and . In addition to learning more & .

@mriffe@mastodon.online I guess it will depend on which instance is open, and active. Though I will aim to post more work-related Toots from this account and not from @mriffe@mastodon.online

@judofyr Right now it still seems "magical". It's hard to figure out where to look when things go wrong. The JS I can muddle through. It's the flow, the architecture that is challenging ATM. But I'm determined so I know it will get better. :D

Did I mention I'm learning Ember.js? No? Welp, I am. So far it's been a struggle for a few reasons: JavaScript, Node, Ember. 🙂 But I'm having fun...

Looks like the great Google+ Exodus has started...at least for the folks and communities I follow/followed.

This makes me sad. I'm off the Facebook and, so, G+ filled a gap.

Ok - all my other Mastodon accounts lead here! Thanks @phaedryx

So, I have 2 other mastodon accounts. Can I consolidate into one? This one? If so, how do I do that? Thanks (in advance)

Oh, my lack of tact forces me to say: I started my professional career as a Smalltalk developer. And I find most languages dreadful, Ruby being the exception. 😄

Thanks for setting up this mastodon instance!

My first RoR app was back in 2005, but I've been exclusive RoR since 2008.

Mel Riffe boosted

I've been working with Ruby (and Rails) for almost 14 years. A few old folks might remember me from robbyonrails.com/ (and some know me from creating @ohmyzsh).

During the week, I run Planet Argon... we help companies who have already made a deep investment into Ruby on Rails with ongoing support/upgrades/maintenance. planetargon.com/

p.s. you may have seen this photo I took, too. (Canada on Rails, April 2006)