The Portland Ruby Brigade, also known as pdxruby and pdx.rb, is a user group for Ruby programmers in the Portland, Oregon area. The group welcomes all programmers interested in the language and its implementations, tools, libraries and frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails. The group has been meeting since August 2002 for presentations, demos and discussions applicable to all skill levels, from newbies and experts. Every month 50-75 people come together to share their knowledge, projects and enthusiasm for Ruby –
A narrative about choosing the right tool for the right job.
A retrospective look at an automatic cat watering creation backed by a Rails app. Metrics, hardware hacking and fun-won insight.
Building a sensor and collecting data about a cat's drinking habits
Metrics and graphing with the fnordmetrics gem