Rails Girls Kuching September 9 & 10 2016

Hello world!

Rails Girls comes to Kuching for the third time and we are collaborating with CubeTech, a platform to grow the tech community in Kuching, Sarawak. Join our 1.5-day crash-course on the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails.

Ruby on Rails is a framework that you can build web apps on. Some apps that are built on Ruby on Rails are Groupon and Says.com.

Applications will be opened by 9th August 2016


No previous coding experience needed!

Anyone of any age and gender can apply. Limited seats! Females and beginners will be prioritized.

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. Sign up

Friday 9th September 2016

18:00 - 19:00

Registration & Dinner

Register and prepare your tummy to be filled up with dinner!
19:00 - 19:30


Welcome Talk by Rails Girls Kuching
19:30 - 20:30

Introduction to Web Applications

We will give you an introduction to web application basics
20:30 - 22:00

Installation Party

Install all programs for the workshop

Saturday 10th September 2016

09:00 - 09:30

Coffee & Registration

We are happy to welcome you. You will find your group and coach and make yourself comfortable
09:30 - 11:00

HTML/CSS Introduction

Brief introduction of how webpages are displayed
11:00 - 12:00

Let's Build a RoR app

Brief introduction of how webpages are displayed Jumpstart your first web application
12:00 - 13:00


Food will be provided
13:00 - 15:30

More on your Ruby on Rails app

15:30 - 16:00

Tea Break

Light refreshments will be provided
16:00 - 17:00

Push your app to GitHub


Closing Workshop Day


Applications close: August 20th 2016
Acceptances informed: August 21st 2016

iCube Innovation, B424-B432, Block B, Level 4, ICOM Square, Jalan Pending

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How much does the workshop cost? Only a commitmment fee is applied.

Who is this aimed at? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. The event and talks will be conducted in English. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but women and girls will be given priority for admission.

Can I bring a Mac/Windows/Linux laptop? Yes, a laptop of any operating system works. You just need to have a modern browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE 9+) installed.

Is there a dresscode? Nope, just wear whatever that's comfortable for you.

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. Sign up or email us .


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Want to help? We're looking for sponsors for this non-profit event! Email us !