Prepping for Rails Girls Groningen This Weekend

This Friday and Saturday I am attending Groningen’s Rails Girls workshop where I’ll learn to install and build an application using ruby on rails. I utterly love these things because there’s absolutely no pressure AND IT’S FREE.

Plus learning. Learning is cool.

Like bowties.

Running through the Setting Up Rails tutorial – specifically, the Setup for OS X – and everything is smooth as silk.

UNTIL.

[ yes, queue that dramatic music ]

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TL;DR Summaries of Leveraging Procedural Knowledge

I know I know yesterday’s post was LONG.

You can skip through the slides quickly, but they’re a bit confusing because I don’t really know how to use slides (YET!) and just post highlights there – clues to keep me informed about what comes next rather than my speech verbatim.

Better yet, you can read summaries from people who were in the audience and wrote while I was speaking.

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My PyGrunn 2015 Tech Talk – Leveraging Procedural Knowledge

PyGrunn 2015 Slides Leveraging Procedural Knowledge

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Hello. I’m Rain.

I encourage you to send your comments, feedback, and snide remarks to my twitter handle @rainsdance during the course of this presentation.

I am a Technical Account Manager with Red Hat and I know a lot about a few specific technologies, I am a django / python newbie. At Red Hat we have SBRs – specialty based routing – it means that I know a lot about Satellite, but very little about clusters. We realize that everyone’s a newbie about something even if they know a lot about something else.

While you may not be new to django or python, this talk will show you how to leverage the knowledge you already have to learn something new.

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