This London Ruby meetup features seven lightning talks on the following topics:
Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes: Avoiding mutable state in Ruby and why you might want to.
A Way to Think About Bugs- 10:18
Small Steps to Finding Your Dream Job- 19:56
Logstash: JRuby and Java at Elastic.- 30:00
A (Pointed) Guide to Beer- 40:15
Base WTF- 51:34
Doing bad things in Postgres for fun and profit- 01:02:56
Ruby and Java developer at Elastic. London based, I WFH mostly but go into the London office from time to time. One of a team of nine based in Europe, UK, Canada and the US.
Kaitlyn is a web developer working for Happy Bear Software. She’s also a Certified Cicerone (https://www.cicerone.org), which means she knows more about beer than you likely ever will.
Lola is a software engineer at 38degrees, a published poet and a the founder of blackgirl.tech - an organisation that aims to help diversify the tech industry.
Paul Battley has been using Ruby since 2002, and getting paid for it for the last couple of years. Since the end of 2005, he works at Reevoo, where he works full-time on Ruby on Rails based applications.
I’ve been a rubyist for about 5/6 years working for a mix of small production businesses, agencies, and FinTech companies before finding my current home with Made Tech
Full-stack developer at thoughtbot London. Aside from writing code I'm into rock climbing, cycling and being a dad.