Railsbridge Workshop June 1st – June 2nd

at May 17th, 2012

Groupon is proud to be hosting a Railsbridge Open Workshop June 1st and 2nd. What is it? Railsbridge is a series of free Ruby on Rails workshops “for women and their friends.” This is the third Railsbridge workshop in the Chicago area. Railsbridge provides an open curriculum for students to gain the tools they need… Read More

Lessons Learned From Teaching Rails

at February 6th, 2012

For the past six months, I’ve been teaching a four-day course for new Groupon Engineering hires that covers Ruby, Rails, RSpec, Cucumber, Git, and some Groupon-specific workflow, modeling, and scale issues. In general, new technical hires go through the course even if they aren’t immediately starting work on the web application, which means that the… Read More