What's up with the fake "positive" comments at the bottom of this thread? Makes you think this was manipulated up (every user has -3 karma). Always sad to see and it feels like this has been happening more frequently.
Well, I think he's an entrepreneur by trade, but I always if he put in the time to learn Ruby/Rails with all that expertise around. As someone who's been slowly learning to program myself for years, I'd love to get his perspective on it.
I appreciate that you and Sam's other friends want to show support but you're doing your friend a disservice by just saying "good job" on HN. These kinds of comments without substance typically get down-voted quite severely. People are likely to think that HN is getting manipulated and spammed when all of the comments are like that.