Memphis Ruby: Topic Requests, Proposals and General Feedback

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  1. Building a private customer support chat using HipChat

    Ever seen those support chat boxes on websites? Why not build that on top of HipChat... Plus, it can be implemented on the free tier of HipChat.

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    • Compare/contrast ruby implementations

      Compare contrast Advantages/Disadvantages/Philosophies for

      - MRI
      - JRuby
      - Rubinius
      - Topaz?

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      • A quick start on building your own gems

        A short talk on creating your own ruby gem and publishing it to rubygems.org

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        • Testing & TDD

          Rspec, minitest, etc. Present a test framework, methodologies of use, automating test runs, etc

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          • Pair programming night.

            Have a project you are having trouble with, or just want some feedback on a current project? Team up with other devs and tackle a problem.

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            • Command line wizardry

              Grep, xargs, tee, sed, wc, less, tail, head, cat, and more

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              • 4 votes
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                • Give a presentation on continuous deployment with Wercker

                  My current project uses Wercker to test and deploy from github to heroku. It's pretty awesome!

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                  • Development workflows and patterns

                    A presentation about how you/your team build projects.

                    What tools do you use? (Github, BitBucket, JIRA, etc)
                    Remote workers?
                    Meetings?
                    Company Luau?

                    What is your workflow like?

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                    • using a single page application framework (such as backbonejs) with rails intuitively

                      show how to integrate backbonejs into rails and leverage asset pipeline, ejs template gem, etc. to make a clean, organized SPA application powered by rails on the backend

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                      • cinch irc bot framework

                        present on cinch and how it works, expalin some of the features in "bbping" and implementation details ,etc

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                        • Editor roundup talk

                          Vim! Emacs! Rubymine! Textmate! Notepad!

                          I'm sure you use something, let's talk about it.

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                          • 2 votes
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                            • 2 votes
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                              • Give examples of syntax that differentiates Ruby from other languages

                                What are some examples of Ruby syntax which make certain things easier or harder than other languages?

                                Maybe this idea could be expanded beyond syntax alone.

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                                • Deploying a project

                                  Give a presentation on some of the basics of deploying from local code to production with a tool such as Capistrano.

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                                  • ruby gems

                                    How to package a gem, share it with others, run a private gemserver, etc.

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                                    • Other Ruby groups, events, and resources

                                      What are your most valued resources in the Ruby community?

                                      Please name some
                                      - Conferences
                                      - Meetups
                                      - Forums
                                      - Podcasts

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