Aaron Mulder on 6 Dec 2005 16:41:42 -0000

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Re: [PhillyOnRails] Reminder: Meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday Dec 6)

I do want to mention that the first (7 PM) session may be particularly
useful to Java programmers looking at Ruby -- that's my background, so
I ran into a number of things like "what's the equivalent of a package
or an interface or 'public static void main' in Ruby?"  It definitely
took a bit of a mental shift to get going!  But Java aside, the talk
is generally a series of "tips from the trenches" on how to get up and
running doing something more complex that the basic demos in Ruby on


On 12/5/05, Erin Mulder <meara@alumni.princeton.edu> wrote:
> Don't forget to join us tomorrow night for the second Philly on Rails
> meeting!  This should be a valuable opportunity for Ruby and Rails
> newcomers to pick up a lot of the little things that aren't in the books.
> We'll be meeting at the Fort Washington Holiday Inn again.  It's just
> off PA Turnpike Exit 339 and is adjacent to the Fort Washington train
> station (R5 Lansdale/Doylestown line).
> For meeting info and directions, see:
>   http://www.phillyonrails.org/
> The meeting starts at 7pm and will feature two presentations, Q & A,
> some light food and plenty of great conversation.
> As before, there are giveaways, so RSVP to get your name into the hat!
> Cheers,
> Erin
> PS. We've already paid for the room, so the show goes on, even if the
> snow does too! :)
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