Rails Girls Eindhoven 11th October 2014 - Eindhoven, NL

Rails Girls finally comes to Eindhoven!

During the free workshop we will learn to use Ruby on Rails to build a web application together, from scratch.

ATTENTION: The venue has changed last-minute.

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 sponsors, volunteers and Rails coaches! Shoot us an mail.

Friday - 10 October 2014

18.00 - 20:00

Installation party

Get to know the other girls and coaches a little bit beforehand. We’ll also install Ruby on Rails on your computer, so bring your laptop with you.

Saturday - 11 October 2014

09:30 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:30


We will teach you some 'tech talk', using the Bentobox exercise.
10:30 - 12:30

Hands-on, minds-on learning!

Rails Girls workshop includes learning the first steps into software craftmanship, creating a fun app, in small teams.
12:30 - 13:30


Provided by De Pistolet from Son en Breugel, thanks to our awesome sponsors!
13:30 - 14:00

Lightning talks!

14:00 - 16:30

Second part of the workshop




Location: SendCloud / BounceSpace Bogert 1, 5612 LX, Eindhoven


Please contact us if you'd like to support Rails Girls Eindhoven.

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

Who is this aimed for? People of any gender, of any background, of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes. Rails Girls Eindhoven aims to be a friendly and welcoming place to everyone wanting to learn programming.

I know how to program - how can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll all get together before the event to walk through the program we'll be delivering. Email us