Bay Area Software Engineers (BASE) is a meetup group creating events in San Francisco and the Bay area for information on application development, software engineering, and how to turn applications and ideas into real business solutions and revenue with over 400 members.

On October 6, “Ruby on Rails: Automating with Chef, Capistrano, Git, Puppet & SVN” was held at RapLeaf Inc sponsored by RapLeaf and Mixbook. FCOCA was invited as a guest speaker to introduce the first ever “Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award Competition” to be held on November 3 in the valley.