Rails Girls Melbourne 1st-2nd August 2014

Rails Girls is once again coming to Melbourne! During the free two-day 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.

Friday 1 August

18.00 - 19.30

Installation party

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
We'll also have a short introductary presentation covering the fundamentals of web applications.

Saturday 2 August

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


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.
20:00 -


Open for everyone, meet cool people interested in tech.


York Butter Factory
66 King St, Melbourne CBD, VIC


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!

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

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York Butter Factory

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

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Previous Partners

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


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