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Next Meeting:Monday, 02/17/2020 at 6:30pm




Next Meeting

Monday, 02/17/2020 at 6:30pm

The Value of the Smaller PR


2 Miranova Pl, Columbus, OH 43215

Free parking is available in the Miranova parking garage, located off Mound Street. After 5pm, key cards are not required and parking is open inall spots if it doesn't say "24 Hour Reserve." ("Reserved" is ok). Take a ticket when you enter the garage, bring it with you, and we will put stickers on your ticket to get you out for free.
Take the elevator to 11th floor.

Who? What? Huh?

We are a bunch of professionals, students, and geeks who are excited about Ruby programming language and Rails framework and the joy they have brought back to web development. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment to speak and share knowledge to all level of programmers who are interested in Ruby, the Rails framework, and professional development.

  • We give lectures on programming topics
  • We develop and release Open Source software
  • We freely provide decades worth of experience

CRB Labs

CRB Labs' goal is to develop and release great Open Source software while also teaching core Ruby and Rails concepts to class participants. By helping us develop our software, contributors gain:

  • Ruby and Rails experience
  • Another line item on your resume
  • How to contribute to any Open Source project

Who's using Ruby?

Have you ever wondered who's using Ruby in Columbus? Want to find Ruby developers who want to work at your company? Want to get your company on the list? Put in a Pull Request here!

CoverMyMedshttps://www.covermymeds.comHealthcareDowntown Columbus
Mutually Humanhttps://www.mutuallyhuman.comConsultingDowntown Columbus
Test Double Home
Bold Penguinhttp://www.boldpenguin.comInsurtechDowntown Columbus
Root Insurancehttps://www.joinroot.comInsuranceDowntown Columbus
Orange Barrel Mediahttps://www.orangebarrelmedia.comMarketing and AdvertisingDowntown Columbus
Ready Made RC, LLChttps://www.readymaderc.comOnline RetailLewis Center
Beam Technologies, Inchttps://www.beam.dentalDental InsuranceDowntown Columbus
Switchbox, Inchttps://www.switchboxinc.comCustom Application DevelopmentUpper Arlington
Bark, Inchttps://www.barkbox.comMaking Dogs HappyFranklinton
Upstarthttps://www.upstart.comFintechShort North
Your Lighting Brand and AdvertisingDowntown Columbus
Data-Axle and MarketingRemote
Ticketfirehttps://www.ticketfire.comEntertainmentCampus Area

Board of Directors

Jon Canady is a long-serving board member for CRB, and the current emcee for the Monthly Meetup, with over a decade of experience in the Columbus Ruby community. He was a founding engineer at CoverMyMeds, and is now advising and investing in local startups to help them build and grow their technology teams.
Hello! I'm currently a Principal Software Engineer at Oracle, working on cloud stuff. Before that I was a team lead for a NoSQL startup, a .Net consultant, and other things. I graduated with a CSE degree from The Ohio State University back in the ancient times before iPhones and Twitter. I'm also a work-from-home rockstar, for more than half my career now.
I presently am an IT Recruiting Manager at Everest Technologies & CRB Board of Directors Treasurer. I lead and oversees a team of Recruiters who Source and Recruit top notch candidates; while ensuring a positive candidate experience. As the current Treasurer of the CRB Board, I also manage the finances of the organization, advised and administrates fiscal matters for the board. I also created and maintain the CRB LinkedIn Page.

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