Rails Girls comes to Houston! During this free hands-on workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails and make a website!
Apply here to attend.
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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. Email us.
|6:00pm - 8:30||
Get to know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you. This is an open block of time so drop in whenever is good for you.
All of the coaches are welcome to our Coach's Dinner
|9:00 am - 10:00||
Registration, Breakfast/Coffee & Installation Fest
During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer while enjoying coffee and breakfast.
|10:00 - 10:15||
Outline of the day & word from sponsors
|10:15 - 10:45||
Introduction to the Ruby & Rails
|10:45 - 11||
Break out into groups
Meet your coaches and your workshop group
|11:00 am - 1 pm||
Jumpstart your first web application
|1:00 - 1:30||
|1:30 - 1:45||
Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps
Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
|1:45 - 2:30||
Lightning talks from coaches
|2:30 - 5:30||
Extend your application.
|5:30 - 5:45||
Application closed: February 15th
Acceptances informed: February 17th
Rails Girls Houston 2013 was co-organized with our awesome partners.
Brightwork CoResearch is an open, collaborative research space for indie scientists.
AWIS-GCH aims to support women in STEMM through career development, community service, and networking.
ChaiONE specializes in working with established enterprises to design a roadmap for navigating the dynamic digital landscape.
ChalkSense is a boutique technology consultancy that provides design, development, training and HR services to early-stage ventures.
Molecule Software is the first energy trading risk management software designed with the user's sanity in mind.
Ruby off Rails is a unique course that teaches the language, frameworks, tools, and world-views that make Ruby unique.
SURGE is the only seed fund and early stage accelerator in the world for entrepreneurs focused on energy software.
Platform Houston is a community campus for accelerating talent and ideas.
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 bring an interested lady and indicate this on the application. 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. Email us