Working through it at the moment. I was impressed at how it covered
The first chapter is non-religious - editor setup and verifying it is
I think it would be useful for every participant to complete the exercises
2012/1/23 José Domínguez <jjdominguezve...@gmail.com>
> Anyone had a look at the book? not sure it's 'study group' material:--
> It seems to have been written for individual use. Any other resources
> we could consider?
> On 23 January 2012 21:08, Mark Finlay <m...@betbambury.com> wrote:
> > I'd vote for a session on TDD at some stage.
> > Thanks, Mark
> > On 23 January 2012 20:30, <glenfl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> This sounds really good , count me in please
> >> On , José Domínguez <jjdominguezve...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > 'learn ruby the hard way" http://ruby.learncodethehardway.org/book/
> >> > - 6 chapters(or exercises) a fortnight
> >> > - mentors will come up with some form of assessment (but this is
> >> > still a peer to peer study group!)
> >> > - there's a possibility to meet up (once a month) but not mandatory
> >> > (meeting will make more sense when working on projects?)
> >> > - we will correct course as we go (we can organise quick intro
> >> > sessions to stuff like testing, CI, and so on)
> >> > We should be done in about 4 months and by then we can move on to the
> >> > padrinos and sinatras OR do we want to spawn a web group after the
> >> > first month or so? should we play it by ear?
> >> > A final question for mentors... shall we open the group to people
> >> > outside of the ruby.ie community?
> >> > in p2pu there are two ways of being involved in a course: following or
> >> > participating; first one are pretty much lurkers, and the second type
> >> > would be full participants. We don't have to accept all requests for
> >> > participation so we can keep it local-ish (Ireland). Global is way
> >> > cooler but potentially more work for mentors, so better keep it local?
> >> > cheers,
> >> > José
> >> > PS: I will open a ruby ireland account in p2pu if we go ahead.
> >> > On 23 January 2012 18:46, Frank Murphy frankl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > On 22/01/12 15:17, José Domínguez wrote:
> >> > >> I would be up for that, being a ruby beginner myself, but the
> >> > >> that we were trying to solve with the online interaction was not
> >> > >> having to be in one place at one fixed time but being able to catch
> >> > >> whenever you have the time (limited time).
> >> > > Though in Waterford City,
> >> > > count me in as a newb.
> >> > > I can get the bus up as\when.
> >> > > --
> >> > > Regards,
> >> > > Frank Murphy
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