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February 2015

February 17, 2015

6:00 - 7:30 PM


Easy and Customizable setup for admin back-ends using ‘Active Admin’ for Rails


Torrey Johnson

Torrey is a Lead Programmer/Sys Admin/DBA at Red 5 Interactive.


Graduate of the University of IA computer science program, worked for the in Denver, Co for six year for Media News Group (owner of the Denver Post) as a ASP developer/DB2 DBA. Moved back to IA in 2010 as a DB2/SQL Server DBA for Advanced Technologies Group in WDM. Got back to my programming roots (Ruby on Rails), and now head up programming at Red 5 Interactive (www.r5i.com). I’m a former musician, beer brewer and former president of the Iowa Brewers Union beer club. Have 3 kids and married and been Des Moines now for 4 1/2 years.


Please note. We are bringing back an old meeting format for this month. After the presentation, we will meet at Exile Brewing immediately after. Hope to see you there!

Food Location

Exile Brewing
1514 Walnut Street
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

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Meeting Location

Merchants Bonding Company
2100 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa, 50321

This is across the street from Grays Lake and just south of Waterworks Park.

Park behind the building on the south side and enter through the patio.

Wi-fi Internet access is available.

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Thank You

Thanks to Dan Buettner and Kris Luminar for the point/counter point presentations on Regular Expressions last month at our January 2015 meeting.

Meeting Topic Ideas

Please contact us to suggest meeting topics or to volunteer to give a presentation.