Hello foggy San Francisco!
At Rails Girls, we'll dive into technology and the local community during a free two day crash-course into the to the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails.
Applications are now closed.
Acceptances informed: January 13th
You learn designing, prototyping and coding with 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.
|6 pm - 8 pm||
Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you. Hosted at Engine Yard
|8.30 pm - late||
Coach dinnerAfter the installation party, coaches will be taken to the coaches dinner. The dinner is solely for coaches and organizers. This is a small thank you to the coaches, but we'll also go through the curriculum and things good to know before the workshop
|9 - 10 am||
Registration, coffee, and bagelsRails Girls workshop includes learning the first steps into software craftmanship in small teams.
Along with actual coding, you'll get to hear great lightning talks, learn the language of web and meet other likeminded women.
While we're setting up the program for yet another great day of learning, take a look at Berlin, Krakow & Singapore for a glimpse of what happens during the day.
|10 - 10:15 am||
WelcomeAn outline of the day.
|10:20 - 10:40 am||
Tryruby.orgLet's get coding with Jessica Lynn Suttles
|10:45 - 12:15 pm||
Jumpstart your first web application.
|12:15 - 12:45 pm||
Introduction to version control
Learn how code is shared and organized with Brent Beer
|12:45 - 1:30 pm||
We will provide lunch from The Plant Cafe Organic. Vegan and gluten free options will be available.
|1:30 - 2 pm||
Bentobox - Understanding Web AppsRecap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
|2 - 2:20 pm||
Introduction to databases
Learn how applications store and use data with Ines Sombra.
|2:20 - 4:30 pm||
WorkshopExtend your application.
|4:30 - 5:30 pm||
Show and tellWrapping up the day and share the application you built.
Afterparty!We'll meet on the rooftop for cupcakes and refreshments.
Rails Girls San Francisco is co-organized with our awesome partners.
Engine Yard is the leading Platform as a Service (PaaS) and provides a trusted, commercial grade solution that enables developers to focus on creating great cloud applications, instead of managing their platform.
GitHub is version control for software development and so much more. Whether it's a weekend side project, your favorite open source library, a startup destined for glory, or your company's app, GitHub helps everyone work together with tools for easier collaboration and more visibility. Check it out — open source is free!
New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance tool that lets you see performance from the end user experience, through servers, and down to the line of application code.
Sticker Mule is the fastest and easiest way to buy custom stickers. They offer free online proofs, 5 day turnaround and free UPS Ground shipping. With print runs starting at $49, they aim to be the Internet's favorite sticker printer.
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 crowd usually is young women in their twenties, but we truly welcome everyone.
Can men attend? Yes, but girls are given a priority as this is a workshop targeted for women. You're welcome to fork the project on GitHub and create another kind!
I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll walk you through the curriculum at the coaches dinner on Friday. Email us