Rails Girls Luxembourg May 16–17, 2014, Luxembourg

Hello world!

Rails Girls Luxembourg is a free workshop for girls and women who want to learn web development with Ruby on Rails in a friendly atmosphere!

Les Rails Girls en première au Luxembourg à The Impactory vendredi 16 et samedi 17 mai 2014, venez nombreuses pour participer à un atelier gratuit d'une soirée et une journée, durant lesquelles les participantes créent une application Web complète à l'aide de Ruby on Rails et de fantastiques coachs!

Applications are now closed! Thank you.

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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.


Friday 16th May

18:00 – 20:30

Installation party

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.

Saturday 17th May

9:00 – 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we'll install Ruby on Rails on your computer
10:00 – 10:15

Welcome

Outline of the day & word from our sponsors
10:20 – 10:45

Designing your web app -workshop

10:50 – 11:10

Tryruby.org

Let's get coding!
11:10 – 13:00

WORKSHOP

Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13.30 – 13:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we've learned and how it all fits together.
13:45 – 14:30

Lightning talks from coaches

14:30 – 16:30

WORKSHOP

Extend your application.
17:30 –

Afterparty

Organisers & coaches, participants, with friends & family will celebrate the day. If you are not participants but would like to join the afterparty please email us.

Information

Applications closed: May 8

Acceptances informed: Final confirmations will be given shortly after the application deadline. Questions? Email us!

Location: The Impactory

Partners

Rails Girls Luxembourg is co-organized with our awesome partners:

Service des médias et des communications, Ministère d'Etat

The Impactory The Impactory is a community and place where people come to build their business or work on a project that matters.


FAQ

How much does the workshop cost? Thanks to our sponsors, the workshop will be free of charge and food/drinks will be provided too. However, please bring your motivation, bags of enthusiasm and your own laptop to learn the basics of programming with us!

Who can participate? Girls and women from 15 years old as long as you are comfortable using a computer and the internet. We aim to gather a mix of fun-loving people from all backgrounds!

Can men attend? Yes they can, but girls will be given priority.

I know how to program. How can I help? We are looking for enthusiastic coaches to make this day a success! You are very welcome if you know how to program, even if you do not know Ruby on Rails yet or have no teaching experience. The workshop aims to make it easy for coaches too. We will show you! Interested? Email us.