Rails Girls comes to Mombasa for the first time! 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.
Installation partyGet know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
Coach dinnerAll of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner, where we'll go through the program for the next day.
|8:30 - 9:30||
Registration, coffee and installation festDuring the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
|9:30 - 10:00||
WelcomeOutline of the day & word from sponsors
|10:00 - 10:45||
Designing your web app -workshop
|10:50 - 11:10|
|11:10 - 13:00||
WORKSHOPJumpstart your first web application
|13:00 - 14:00||
Bentobox - Understanding Web AppsRecap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
|14:45 - 16:45||
WORKSHOPExtend your application.
|14:30 - 17:30||
Lightning talks from coaches
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. Most of the speeches are given in english, but small group work is done in swahili. 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
Applications close: October 28th
Acceptances informed:October 31st
Want to help? We're always looking for partners & sponsors! Email us!
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