Month: February 2012

043 RR Book Club: Land of Lisp with Conrad Barski

In this book club episode, the Rogues talk to Conrad Barski about his book, Land of Lisp.

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 005 – Work/Life Balance

Panel Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog) Discussion Separate things out by day Set a fixed schedule The downside of being hourly Flexibility Ebb and Flow with balance Get help Hire a VA Subcontractors Contracting out Design Work Cut back Batch up the…

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 004 – Fixed Bids vs Hourly Work

Panel Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog) Discussion Fixed bid Time and materials Give a budget to the client Scope creep Do you renegotiate the contract on scope creep? Short fixed bids can help manage costs and risk Customer management Fixed vs. Hourly…

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042 RR Producing Content with Peter Cooper

In this episode, the Rogues talk to Peter Cooper about producing content.

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 003 – Firing Clients

Panel Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog) Discussion George Bush misquote Cashboard Non-payment/Late payments Lack of Communication Working for a client is like a dating relationship Subcontracting Blame Local vs. Remote Corporate Culture Find clients who are willing to learn Communicate before you…

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041 RR Code Metrics with Bryan Helmkamp

The Rogues talk code metrics with Bryan Helmkamp of Code Climate.

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The Ruby Freelancers Show 002 – Keeping the Pipeline Full

Panel Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog) Discussion ChiliProject/Redmine Website Contact Form littlestreamsoftware.com business/niche apps libraries getting involved in open source projects Refinery Fat Free CRM Instructure speaking at conferences talk to other developers, have a community presence users groups referrals from other/larger…

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040 RR Text Editors and IDE’s with Gary Bernhardt

The Rogues talk about text editors and IDEs with Gary Bernhardt.

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