User group for developers & designers who use Ruby, Rails, and related tech. Producers of @WindyCityRails. Organized by @8thLightInc. http://ChicagoRuby.org
For smart people with non-IT backgrounds: If you want to understand Ruby on Rails, this article is for you. Of course, only disciplined practice will turn a novice into an expert. This piece will make a novice conversant.