Join the 2nd Rails Girls in Zurich! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails. Applications are open until April 19th, accepted applicants are announced beginning of May.
You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.
You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, May 30th-31st, 2015 WHERE: Impact Hub Zurich, Viaduktstrasse 93-95, 8005 Zürich APPLY NOW: Applications closed!
|9:00 - 10:30||
Registration, Coffee & TroubleshootingGet to know the coaches, organizers and other participants a bit before the main event starts. Also we can help you installing Ruby and Rails on your laptop if you had problems.
|10:30 - 11:00||
Welcoming wordsOutline of the day
"Programming is like cooking" by Rodrigo
|11:00 - 13:00||
Workshop Part 1You will split up in small teams and start building your first Rails Application!
|13:00 - 14:00||
Lunch breakYummi lunch buffet
|14:00 - 14:30||
Word from sponsorsShort presentation of the sponsors that made this event possible. Some sample projects Rails is used for.
|14:30 - 18:00||
Workshop Part 2Continue working in your Group.
|18:00 - open||
AfterpartyOpen to everyone. Time to eat, drink and socialize with your fellow participants and the team.
|10:00 - 11:30||
BrunchEnjoy Brunch, socialize with other participants and recap what you learned on Saturday.
|11:30 - 15:00||
Workshop Part 3Improve your Rails Application or build another one.
|15:00 - 15:30||
Closing words & follow-upLearn what you can do to keep programming. Get a certificate of participation.
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 women in their twenties or thirties, but we truly welcome everyone.
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 workshop before the event to walk you through the curriculum. Email us
The Rails Girls Zurich event is possible thanks to our lovely sponsors and partners <3
Looking for a tech-related job or an apprenticeship as a programmer? Have a look at the job opportunities from our sponsors!
Freelance Web Developer, local.ch Ruby on Rails Developer, local.ch Technische(r) Projektleiter(in) / Applikationsmanager(in), Tamedia:digital Technical Product Manager, doodle.com Software Engineer, BSI AG Praktikum als Software Engineer, BSI AG Ruby on Rails Software Architect, Puzzle ITC
Muriel Binder, coach @binmue Hissu Hyvärinen, coach @HissuHyvarinen Martin Naumann, coach @g33konaut Ferdinand Niedermann, coach @nerdinand Noëlle Rosenberg, coach Karen Lavi, coach Monika Dondorf, coach @santa_nika Jeremy Seitz, coach @foz Dimiter Petrov, coach @crackofdusk Franca Rast, coach @ryabrody Yves Senn, photos, helpdesk @yves_senn Thomas Ritter, helpdesk @nethad Stella Schieffer, organizer @stellaschieffer Katja Gräfenhain, organizer @k_graefenhain Jürgen Cito, organizer @citostyle Maria Maksimow, organizer