Engine Yard Cloud Out Loud S01E03: Sarah Allen

Ruby t-shirt that says Ruby makes me happy

This week we interview Sarah Allen of Blazing Cloud. Matt Reider, the Director of Professional Services and Training at Engine Yard, talks with Sarah about why Ruby makes people happy. They discuss the Ruby ecosystem and various methods of teaching people who are new to Ruby / Rails (such as teaching them about gems first).

Matt asked me to edit his mishaps, but I conveniently ignored his request =).

Here is a list of a few places you can go to explore and become a part of the amazing Ruby / Rails ecosystem that Sarah talks about:

Rails Developer Ruby on Rails Community Ruby Forum Ruby on Rails in StackOverflow RailsBridge RubyFlow Ruby Meetups IRC freenode channels: #ruby, #rubyonrails

If you want to take a class to learn more about Ruby on Rails, check out the next Zero to Rails 3 Class offered virtually January 24 to January 27, 2011.

Oh, and check out this clip of Jim Weirich and Chad Fowler performing ‘Has Anybody Seen My Code?’ onstage at Mountain.rb 2010. Thanks Andy Delcambre for sharing the clip.

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Like the illustration above? We do too. Thanks to Matt Sears and Ruby Rags for allowing us to share it with you all. Check ‘em out. They’ve got some pretty cool shirts.