Rails Girls Amsterdam 29-30 May 2011

Hallo Amsterdam!

Rails Girls is coming to be part of the bubbling buzz in the city just before EuRuKo 2012! During the free one day workshop we'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails and technology with unicorns and fantastic coaches guiding the way.

Applications are now closed.

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.


Tuesday 29th May

18.00 -

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.
21.00 -

Coach dinner

All of the coaches are welcome to our coach dinner, where we'll go through the program for the next day.

Wednesday 30th May

9:00 - 15:30

Great day of hands-on, minds-on learning!

Rails 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.


Applications close: May 24th
Acceptances informed: May 25th

Location: Lev Kaupas, Funenpark 1, 1018 AK, Amsterdam

What they say about us?

Rails Girls Amsterdam

Spacebabies.nl 22.5.2012


Rails Girls Amsterdam is co-organized with our awesome partners.

Want to help? We're looking for partners & sponsors!

80beans 80beans is harnessing the power of Ruby to build great sites and applications using an agile approach. All this in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Wooga Wooga is the third largest social games developer worldwide. Wooga creates high quality games for Facebook and iOS, with a specific focus on emotional character development, usability, and superb localization in seven languages.

Fingertips Fingertips offers design and development services for Web, iPhone, iPad, and Mac OS X apps.

As Space Babies, Joost Baaij creates educational and entertaining web sites for children, including those for the national children's TV channels Z@PP and Z@ppelin.

Lev Kaupas Lev Kaupas is home for ambitious, talented entrepreneurs, initiators, founders, believers, strivers… who have great ideas and can’t wait to start developing, creating, building upon their inspiration. Lev offers these passionate entrepreneurs a co-working space to breed their concepts into authentic products, our members achieve this by simply working together and helping each other. Lev Kaupas will provide the attendees of Rails Girls a small breakfast, lunch and a drink at the end of the day.

Euruko 2012 Euruko, the European Ruby Conference, is an annual conference about the Ruby language with an informal atmosphere and lots of opportunities to listen, to talk, to hack and to have fun.

GithubGithub 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!

Netprofile Netprofile is the leading technology-focused public relations agency in Finland. Our essence lies in work with clients developing and utilizing new technologies.


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 program is run in english and 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