Meet up

London Ruby Usergroup Meetup

Monday, 13th February at CodeNode, London

This meetup was organised by LRUG: London Ruby User Group in February 2017


London Ruby lightning talks

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

Guy Boertje

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 Tierney

Kaitlyn is a web developer working for Happy Bear Software. She’s also a Certified Cicerone (, which means she knows more about beer than you likely ever will.

Lola Odelola

Lola is a software engineer at 38degrees, a published poet and a the founder of - an organisation that aims to help diversify the tech industry.

Paul Battley

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.

Ryan MacGillivray

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

Tom Wey

Full-stack developer at thoughtbot London. Aside from writing code I'm into rock climbing, cycling and being a dad.

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Attending Members