Today it's exactly 10 years ago that Thijs and I decided to start a company. Here's what happened between August 10, 2002 and today. From working from our parents house to living in vacant office space to running a Ruby shop with a team of seven.
While emulators can give some indication of what your web app will look like, nothing beats holding an actual device in your hands. Inspired by the suggestion for a local test lab at the Mobilism conference earlier this year, we decided to give it a go and ordered a bunch of mobile devices. But, why keep them to ourselves?
Amsterdam had a pretty active Ruby user group in the past, but somewhere over a year ago people basically stopped organizing events. Now Amsterdam.rb is back with new found energy!
After being dormant for a while we decided to revive Amsterdam.rb, our local Ruby user group. With a team of five we organize "Amsterdam.rb Reboot" at the 80beans office, welcoming all (aspiring) Rubyists in the Amsterdam area (or just happening to be in town). Drinks are on us!
Next week Ruby conference EuRuKo 2012 will hit Amsterdam with a 2-day conference, Hack Day and Rails Girls workshop. You don't want to miss the action, so here's what's going on and how we're involved.
We're currently on the lookout for a (medior) front-end developer to join our team.
We expect you to know a thing or two about HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. You either know how to use Haml, Sass & Compass or are eager to learn.
Want to know more about how we manage our front-end code? Roy will present on modular and reusable front-end code with HTML5 and Sass in Wrocław (Poland) and Reston, VA (US) in March.
We're looking for two developers to expand our team. We're open to considering both experienced developers and smart people starting out.
We're starting a monthly hack night! Every last Thursday evening of the month our office will be open for people who want to learn programming, bootstrap a project, hack on open-source or work on a hardware project.