28 Aug '14, 10pm

"Take the leap!" Ruby on Rails graduate reflects on his year after graduation

"Take the leap!" Ruby on Rails graduate reflects on his year after graduation

What brought you to Code Fellows? I was looking for a new adventure. Living in Florida, there wasn’t much tech-related stuff going on. I learned how to code on my own and was looking for a more structured environment to learn. Code Fellows looked like a great option. What course did you take? I was part of the first class, which was Ruby on Rails. Even though I was already a programmer, I had no knowledge of Ruby prior to coming to Code Fellows. What were you doing before the development accelerator? I had my own startup company for six years called MixPod. It started as a side project between me and a friend. At the time it was built, sites such Vevo, Spotify, and Rdio were not around yet. My friend and I wanted to build a music-focused social network. We had some amazing growth over the years, 23+ million members. Unfortunately, we were so popular that the record labels ...

Full article: https://www.codefellows.org/blog/take-the-leap-ruby-on-ra...

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