We are VanRuby, the Vancouver Ruby & Rails meetup group. We hack on open source / personal projects, and organize talks to learn from each other. All skill levels are welcome!

Big Meetups

Roughly once a month we congregate to talk about awesome things happening in the Ruby community. Join our meetup group.

Hack Nights

Every 2 weeks on Tuesdays we get together to hack on cool stuff. All skill levels welcome!

Cool People

If you love Ruby or hacking on things, you're in good company! Vancouver has a friendly, bustling Ruby and open source community.

Next Hack Night:

Bring a laptop and hack with us at Launch Academy! Bring whatever you’re working on, or come up with an idea while meeting other Rubyists. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, May 6th - 6pm til 9pm.

Tuesday, May 20th - 6pm til 9pm.

Tuesday, June 3rd - 6pm til 9pm.

Tuesday, June 17th - 6pm til 9pm.

Launch Academy
128 West Hastings Street - Unit 300
Vancouver, BC

Try buzzing #300 to get in. Stuck at the front door? Message @ChuckBergeron, or @ChanCanCode for access.

Next meetup:

Docker, Containers & More for Rails

Wednesday, May 21st - 6:30pm.

Hootsuite Headquarters
5 East 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

Join our Meetup group to stay in the loop!


Twitter: Just use hashtag #VanRuby when talking about anything VanRuby related - especially at our events. We're working on acquiring the abandoned @VanRuby username to post event updates and information.

IRC channel: We hang out in #vanruby on freenode, pop in and say 'Hi' :) . If you're new to IRC, check out our guide for setup instructions.