From the Keyboard To The Community (Rails Underground)

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Published on July 25, 2009

Author: freelancing_god



Suggestions and examples for how to use technical skills (particularly Ruby developers, but applicable to others) to help others - developers, local communities and communities in developing nations.

From the Keyboard to the Community

Improving You

Improving Us


<ruby> us

release early release often

release early release often release openly




share your knowledge

share your mistakes

many are doing this already

so ...

<web> us

go back to school

talk about what you wish you’d been taught.



unobtrusive js

Example: Anthony Kolber

teach kids programming

Example: Nat Torkington Roland Tanglao,

8-10 years old

programming with scratch


programming with shoes

code reviews


Rowen Atkinson,

code for code’s sake

this is cool

but... it’s just code

let’s raise the bar

<local> us

local community groups need geeks

Example: Pete Yandell

Pete Yandell,

Example: Mike Bailey


builders project

using APIs for Good

Footprints Network

Example: Delicious Monster

“Every time you buy an item recommended by Delicious Library 2, Delicious Monster donates the revenue sharing from Amazon’s affiliates program to various charities around the world.”

<global> us

Voluntary Service Overseas (UK)

Australian Youth Ambassadors

US Peace Corps

Engineers Without Borders

James Healy

Example: Matthew Todd

Ruby Without Borders

Example: ... me



community leave

recognise excellence

recognise code excellence

recognise community excellence

Ruby Heroes?

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