Volunteers

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Adam Hutchison

I started slinging Ruby in 2007 & never looked back. I enjoy sharing what I've learned & helping people avoid the same mistakes I've made.

Adam Hutchison is usually available:
Mondays 8pm - midnight
Tuesdays 8pm - midnight
Wednesdays 8pm - midnight
Thursdays 8pm - midnight
Sundays 1pm - 7pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Alain Achkar

Tutor who loves teaching. I've helped 100+ students succeed. 18 years of S/W dev experience. 2+ years of Rails experience.

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Andy Lindeman

I work at Highgroove Studios, blog at andylindeman.com, and hack at github.com/alindeman. I use Ruby and Rails daily. I also enjoy helping folks on various IRC (freenode) channels.

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Anthony Hudson

I love helping people and I want to learn as I work.

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Austen Ito

HungryAcademy cadet @livingsocial in DC. Learning the Ruby and the Rails. Feel free to also ask questions about Hungry Academy.

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Avrohom Katz

I have been working with ruby for 6 years and have worked on several production rails site. I have worked at Engine Yard for 3 years as an application support engineer.

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Barnett Klane

Self taught developer love to learn new things. Run web development shop doing work across the stack.

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Bobby Wilson

I've worked with Rails for a long time. I am patient, and a pretty nice guy.

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Brian Bommarito

Long time Rails user (Since 2005). Built about 7 apps with Rails, and have experience up to 3.1.0

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Brian Cicutti

I'm an active Ruby/Rails developer (https://github.com/rantingsonrails) with active rails projects (http://jibecast.com)

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Brian Glusman

Loved this when I heard about it, just thought I may as well offer to help too.

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Brian Parks

I'm always eager to assist those looking for help in working through a problem. I am new to Rails and am probably facing many of the same challenges as the caller, so I have a peer-like frame of reference.

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Brook

I'm a professional Rails trainer, offering tutoring, pairing, and emergency services. I love introducing the power of Rails to new devs!

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Chap Ambrose

I've been developing in rails for the past few years at a variety of startups, nonprofits and consultancies.

Chap Ambrose is usually available:
Thursdays 2pm - 4pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Daniel Kent

I started learning Rails with ZERO programming experience. 16 months experience. Created: http://GiggleTrigger.com

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Drew Blas

I have no real life except for reading and learning everything I can about Rails.

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Edward Anderson

I've been a rubyist since 2008 and absolutely love it. I write JRuby for On-Site.com and freelance part-time (nilbus.com). I enjoy helping beginners and troubleshooting perplexing problems.

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Elise Worthy

Witty jokes on demand!

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Erik Michaels-Ober

I've been working with Ruby and Rails professionally since 2006. I maintain over a dozen Ruby gems and have contributed patches to the Rails codebase.

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Ethan Soutar-Rau

2 years with ruby/rails. Got started rescuing a very broken app, but liked rails and stuck with it.

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Fiona Tay

I'm a full stack dev at Airbnb, formerly of Pivotal Labs! I love teaching and I worked at a hotline in college, tutoring HS kids over the phone (http://hhotline.hmc.edu/)

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Greg Gershman

I've been working with Rails for over three years and use it daily; I work independently as a consultant so I'm used to figuring stuff out.

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Jack Hoge

I've been working with Ruby for 3 years. Before that, I was a math and writing tutor. I'm patient, have plenty of one-on-one experience, and can simplify my explanations for many levels.

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James Miller

Oodles of Rails dev experience, guides author/contributor, and I enjoy helping others understand it.

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James Naadjie

I have 5 years experience as a application support analyst and I love Rails.

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Jearvon Dharrie

I am pretty comfortable with rails, ruby, js. I can help with beginner/intermediate questions. I don't mind brainstorming a difficult question!

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Jeff Casimir

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Johnathon Wright

I'm an independent consultant using Ruby on Rails to empower small businesses and NASA.

Johnathon Wright is usually available:
Wednesdays 2pm - 6pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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John Glass

I've been a Rubyist/Rails hacker for going on 2 years, developing a web app for a startup I'm involved with, also taking side projects.

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John Lannon

I've dabbled with Ruby for 5 years, but have been working daily with Ruby for 2 years. Still, I admit that my knowledge of Ruby is dwarfed by my ignorance of the language. I'm wise enough to know that it's counter-productive to be a know-it-all. I find that helping others understand a concept only strengthens my understanding.

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Jonah Ruiz

I run my own Rails Shop (PixelHipsters) in Puerto Rico and I've been writing Ruby and Rails code everyday for the last 3 years non-stop. I also develop and maintain a few ruby gems. PS: I speak spanish! Te puedo ayudar con Rails :)

Jonah Ruiz is usually available:
Saturdays 10am - 2pm
Sundays 5am - 7am
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Jonathan Frias

I'm been doing rails for a few months now.

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Jonathan Julian

I've been building Rails apps since 1.2.3. Wow, that's like over 4 years!

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Jordan Fowler

I'm a people person, not just a great programmer!

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Joseph Jaber

Expert Rails developer versed in all Rails versions. I write Ruby gems and work with popular libraries / practices on a daily basis. I'm also patient and pleased to help!

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Josh Starcher

Been working with rails since 0.9. I don't know everything, but probably enough to give back a little.

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Justin Campbell

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Keith Gaddis

Rails exp > 5yrs; Teacher of Rails/BDD classes; active in AustinOnRails community; enjoy mentoring.

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Kurtis Rainbolt-Greene

I have a significant grasp of 0-to-deploy details as well as a lot of knowledge of errors, error stripdown, and edge case situations.

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Mat Brown

I've been a Rails developer for three years, and have acted as a Ruby mentor to several colleagues who, while talented programmers, had their first exposure to Ruby and Rails when joining up with my company.

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Mat Schaffer

I run Mashion, a DevOps and Ruby consultancy. I also teach Rails for UPenn and TechGirlz.

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Michael Hayes

I know more about rails than someone who doesn't know anything about Rails.

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Michael Hoffman

Use Rails everyday. Have also contributed to it. Programming <2 yrs. Have empathy for beginners.

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Mike Bishop

Principal founder of The Able Few, a rails development shop in St. louis MO. Been working with rails since the first release.

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Mike Chlipala

I'm volunteering with Hungry Academy - looking forward to helping out1

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Mike SIlvis

I am currently in Hungry Academy, and have a good bit of experience in Rails.

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moises zaragoza

I have been using rails for just over a year and i want to be able to give something back

moises zaragoza is usually available:
Mondays 7pm - 10pm
Tuesdays 7pm - 10pm
Wednesdays 7pm - 10pm
Saturdays 12pm - 6pm
Sundays 12pm - 6pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Nathan Colgate

Been running my own rails shop in beautiful San Diego full-time since 2006. I've made every rails mistake in the book.

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Nick Zadrozny

In addition to 5+ years of full-time freelancing with Rails, I'm an expert in full-text search with Solr, and the co-founder of websolr.com.

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Nisarg Shah

Volunteer from Hungry Academy.

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Rafael Cardoso

A ton of experience with ruby and rails. I also teach a free Rails class for the sdruby user group.

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Ramon Brooker

used RoR since 11/05; offer a course via Cont.Ed. Ottawa, CND; helping troubleshoot makes me sharper, and gives back, win-win

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Richard Schneeman

I write Ruby for Heroku and teach Rails as an Adjunct Professor for the University of Texas. Give me your tasty rails problems. Omnomnom

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Rob Di Marco

I love Chap Ambrose. And I have worked with Rails for 4 years.

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Rob Sterner

Front/back-end Rails dev. in Boston working on the hottest thing since hott became a word at Brightcove.

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Ryan Hubbard

I have a lot of patience with beginners... because I am one.

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Scott Magee

Scott has attended a beginning rails class and is eager to learn more.

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Shay Frendt

I've been working with ruby since 2007, and have loved every minute of it. I've been at Relevance since 2009 shipping production rails software.

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shyam mohan kanojia

I know both rails 2 and rails 3 + from 0 to deployment.

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Steve Enzer

I've been building Rails apps since before version 1.0, including some pretty sophisticated sites.

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Trek Glowacki

Rubyist since 2004, Rails worker since 2005, Rails instructor since 2006. I want people to understand the elegant patterns underlying Rails as a tool rather than than specific code you type to use these patterns. It's very teach-a-man-to-fish.

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Trotter Cashion

I've been working with Ruby/Rails since 2005. I contributed to the first edition of The Rails Way. Run a consulting company called Mashion.

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Wes Garrison

We love Ruby at @databasically in Kansas City helping clients all over the world.

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Weston Platter

Spent significant time working with Rails Engines. Love helping explain concepts to beginners and tackling advanced issues.

Weston Platter is usually available:
Saturdays 12pm - 4pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Will Bradley

Reasonably comfortable with Ruby and Rails, quite experienced with web technologies including PHP, C#, Javascript/HTML/CSS. I can help with most beginner questions.

Will Bradley is usually available:
Saturdays 5pm - 10pm
Sundays 5pm - 10pm
times are (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Zeke Sikelianos

I've been working with ruby in a professional capacity since 2007. I'm a cool cat.