23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Holly of Blog | The Working Group 30 days ago.
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NEXT Toronto is organized locally by Nathan Monk (Senior Strategist, MaRS), Chris Eben ( Partner, The Working Group) and Holly Knowlman ( Marketing Manager, The Working Group). Contact the organizing team: toronto@swnext.co

NEXT Toronto is taking place from March 21 - April 18 at The Working Group and MaRS.

NEXT Toronto is supported by

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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My friend Lee Dale's company is moving office, and there's some server and consumer gear that he doesn't want to take with him and is willing to part with for incredibly low prices. If you're in the Toronto area, you may want to get your paws on these! Among the items he's selling are...

Must be picked up near 401 and Warden, to be coordinated on Friday, Feb 28th.

Click the photo to see all the items Lee has for sale.

Must be picked up, ideally we would coordinate pick up on Feb 28th.

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 2 months ago.
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…the odds are pretty good that s/he's following it as well. From informal nerd gatherings like Toronto's Rails Pub Nite, to more organized get-togethers like DevTO , to the Toronto and Ottawa offices of the billion-dollar ecommerce business Shopify , to the San Francisco Bay Area, from small startups working out of their kitchens or at cafes, to operations ranging from Stripe to Dropbox to Google (all places where I've interviewed …

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By Holly of Blog | The Working Group 23 days ago.
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Bithack Toronto takes place from April 25-26 at The Working Group. Attendees can come as individuals looking to start new projects or can come as existing teams interested in sharing their project with the room. It's the place to go to meet passionate bitcoin developers, investors, entrepreneurs, and miners.

The event begins with pitches around existing ideas or new ideas. Teams then form and begin hacking on their project for the duration of the event, building prototypes to showcase …

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On Unspace Blog 8 months ago.
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As many of you Toronto denizens may have already heard through the grapevine, the beloved Unspace HQ office had an electrical fire last Thursday around midnight. I'd like to preface this entry by saying that no one was injured, which I am eternally thankful for.

I'd also like to thank all of you who have reached out to us to check-in and offer well-wishes and assistance — we all feel very grateful and loved right now.

To satiate everyone in the community's concern and curiosity, …

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On Unspace Blog 12 months ago.
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…with Discourse over the Victoria Day long weekend here in Toronto, and we're so happy to reveal that we have Yehuda Katz within our ranks to help us convert our love affair with Ember.js to the Toronto developer community at large over a two-day training and mentoring seminar.

While we're working hard to ensure that the application we'll be building in the workshop segments can be carried through the whole weekend, the course-load is separated into stand-alone …

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…will be held at the FreshBooks offices at 35 Golden Avenue, Suite 105, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2J5. Directions along with the day's complete agenda and registration details are on our Eventbright page .

We hope you'll join us and invite your friends and colleagues !

The post Percona MySQL University coming to Toronto this Friday! appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog .

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MySQL High Availability, Replication, Clustering are getting a lot of coverage.

Special thanks to FreshBooks who kindly agreed to host this event at their office.

Event is FREE but space is limited, so reserve your space by registering now!

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On paperplanes over 1 year ago.
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I went to a coffee shop in Toronto and asked the barista about their favorite coffee, which I commonly do when I'm presented with a lot of choices I haven't tried before. I ended up with a rather dark Sumatran brew from the Clover, one of the greatest technical coffee inventions of all time, sadly they were bought by Starbucks, and it was a bit too dark for my taste.

As a courtesy, she offered me to get another brew, on the house of course. She took charge of her recommendation …

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LivingSocial and I'm looking for the next thing to work on. Since my family is in Toronto and I have an apartment (mortgage) here, I'm not looking to relocate and currently looking for something remote (I have 7+ years of remote work experience) or local in Toronto.

For more information on my background, please check my Github profile , my linkedin profile or the resume section on this blog. If you need to contact me, feel free to use any channels …

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