Rails Girls comes to Chicago! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.
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You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.
You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!
Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches. Let us know.
|6:00 - 6:30pm||
Sign-in and mingleCoffee with light snacks will be served
|6:30 - 7:15pm||
Rails 101 classBy Eldon Alameda (author of "Practical Rails Projects" and "Foundation Rails 2")
|7:15 - 7:30pm||
|7:30 - 8:00pm||
|9:00 - 10:00am||
Registration & CoffeeMeet & greet.
|10:00 - 10:30am||
WelcomeOutline of the day & welcome message from the sponsors.
|10:30 - 12:00am||
WorkshopLet's get coding! Pair with coaches to design your first web application.
|12:00 - 1:00pm||
Lunch & Lightning TalksEnjoy lunch. Listen to talks from coaches on a wide range of development topics.
|1:00 - 3:00pm||
Workshop - ContinuedWe love coding time! Extend your web application.
|3:00 - 3:30pm||
UX WorkshopLearn about User Experience with Francisco Martin.
|3:30 - 5:00pm||
Workshop - Final StretchFinal touches to your web application.
|5:00 - 6:00pm||
ShowcaseAttendees, show off to each other what you've been working on all day!
Rails Girls closesWe can all head out to a bar nearby to celebrate a hard day's work!
Applications are now closed
Acceptances informed: September 13thLocation: Downtown Chicago
Rails Girls Chicago is organized with our awesome partners.
ThoughtWorks is a global IT consultancy. We deliver custom applications and provide no-nonsense consulting; we help organizations become agile.
How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!
Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Please bring your laptop.
Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.
I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll have a two-three hour workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Fill out our form or Email us