Rails Girls Melbourne 4th February 2015

Rails Girls is once again coming to Melbourne! During the free workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

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.

Click here to register!

Wednesday 4th February

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

During the morning we’ll get settled down and prepared for the day
10:00 - 10:15


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

How web apps work

10:50 - 11:10


Let's get coding!
11:10 - 13:00


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


13:30 - 14:15

Designing your web app

14:15 - 16:15


Extend your application.
16:15 - 16:30

Question Time!

We answer your questions about life, the universe and everything.
19:00 - 22:00


RubyConf welcomes all Rails Girls attendees to the Wednesday Night opening party at Trunk Bar and Restaurant, and the Saturday closing picnic at Flagstaff Gardens. Both events are free to attend - we’ll send you a registration link once your workshop attendance is confirmed.


Jasper Hotel
489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Rails Girls Melbourne is co-organized with our awesome partners.

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

Ruby Conf has generously provided a venue, catering, and tickets to the opening party. Thanks to Ruby Conf, and their awesome sponsors!

DiUS DiUS computing is an Australian technology services company that helps clients innovate and grow.

Ready Set Startup logo

Bike Exchange logo

Previous Partners

Swinburne University of Technology Envato logo The Fetch logo Inspire 9 logo

Cogent Cogent are based in Melbourne. They incept, design and build useful software that gets results.

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York Butter Factory


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

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. 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. Email us