Rails Girls - Sydney September 14, 2019

Rails Girls is back in Sydney! During the free one-day workshop we’ll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

We are offering two tracks:

For beginners: We'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails. You'll learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches. You don't need any previous coding experience. You do need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

For not so beginners: Rails Girls Next, We'll be diving even deeper into programming in Ruby, covering topics like Test Driven Development, API's with the support of our wonderful coaches. To participate in this workshop, you're required to have either done the original Rails Girls day, or have some prior programming experience.

You learn more about Ruby and how the internet works

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? Please consider sponsoring us.

Applications are now open! Click here to apply

If you have any further questions, Please email for more information.

Would you like to be a mentor?

Please apply here
This event could not happen without the support from our amazing community. If you would like to be a mentor please follow the link above, and fill out a small form so we can learn more about you.

Want to sponsor Rails Girls Sydney?

We are looking for partners and sponsors to support Rails Girls Sydney! Please email for more information.


FAQ

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

Who is this aimed at? Rails Girls Sydney is open to all adults (18+), but preference is given to those who identify as women.

Can men attend? Yes, but women are given priority.

Do you have a code of conduct? Yes, it is on the ruby.org.au website. We expect attendees, coaches, and sponsor representatives to behave respectfully to make sure everyone has a great time.


Typical schedule

The schedule isn't finalised now, but this can give you an idea of what the day will be like.

Saturday 14 September 2019

8:30 - 9:00

Registration and coffee

During the morning we’ll have some coffee
9:00 - 9:15

Welcome

Introductions and outline of the day
9:15 - 10:00

Installation

If you haven't already got Rails installed on your computer, we help you get started
10:00 - 12:30

Coding tutorials

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and Q&A with coaches

While you’re finishing up lunch we’ll have a short Q&A with some of our coaches. This is a great time to ask about their experience learning to code, what they do in their jobs, and anything else you’re burning to know!
13:30 - 15:30

Workshop pt. 2

Continuing with Rails
15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Tea

Take a break from all that thinking and relax with a sweet snack.
15:30 - 17:00

Finishing up

Wrap up your Rails projects and get your last min questions answered
17:00 - 17:10

Wrap-up

We’ll go over everything we did for the day, and hear about your experiences learning about Ruby and Rails.

Information

Location:

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Level 5, 80 Cooper Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Our awesome Sponsors:

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Organisers

Angie Gove@Angie_Gove Lee Shepard@leesheppard Angela Mikulasev@amikulasev Esther Greatbanks@estherlg Sonya Corcoran/@soxyface