ruby on rails

  • An Analysis Of Market Demand For Web Programming Languages

    An Analysis Of Market Demand For Web Programming Languages

    Editor's note: Marc Gayle is a Rails developer and founder of 5KMVP, where he builds Minimum Viable Products for just $5K. Follow him on Twitter A few months ago, I got the idea that one way to get leads for remote freelance gigs was to scour Craigslist. So, after doing the manual work of 'crawling' through at least 100 job postings by hand, I wrote a Ruby script to do the heavy lifting and… Read More

  • Startups Court Dev Bootcamp’s Ruby Grads: 88% Have Offers At Average Of $79K

    Startups Court Dev Bootcamp’s Ruby Grads: 88% Have Offers At Average Of $79K

    This year, Shereef Bishay came up with an ambitious engineering and educational challenge: Try to take 20 aspiring developers, at various levels of ability, teach them Ruby on Rails, and have them job-ready in 10 weeks. The result: Dev Bootcamp, a 10-week engineering gauntlet specifically that subjects those willing to some 400+ hours of intense technical training. The cost, with a $1K discount… Read More

  • Engine Yard Acquires Orchestra To Add PHP Support To Its PaaS

    Engine Yard Acquires Orchestra To Add PHP Support To Its PaaS

    Engine Yard, a provider of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, this morning announced it has acquired Orchestra, developer of a platform for deploying, scaling and managing PHP applications. Engine Yard, which is backed by investors like Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com, opted not to disclose the financial terms of the acquisition. Read More

  • Swedish startup RunAlong wants to make you sweat. With your friends. In the dark.

    Swedish startup RunAlong wants to make you sweat. With your friends. In the dark.

    FOWA’s known for being a launching platform for startups. The joy of being surrounded by 600-odd web people though is that there are bound to be a few other startups in the house apart from the ones that make it to the stage. One that caught my eye yesterday is RunAlong.se, which as the domain suggests is a Swedish venture, founded by former user interaction designer Heidi Harman. Currently… Read More

  • Ruby On Rails Versus Java Ad

    Every once in awhile, I love to post something incredibly dorky that makes all the geeks come out of hiding and get a good laugh in. This Ruby on Rails versus Java video is a parody of the popular Mac versus PC ads Apple has been doing. If you understand the basics of Java and Ruby on Rails, you’re bound to get some laughs. out of it. Glad the guys over at RailsEnvy have a sense of humor. Read More