Rails Girls Glasgow 28-29th September 2013

Rails Girls is coming to Glasgow!

During the free two-day workshop we'll explore the magical world of Ruby on Rails, and build an application together.

Applications are now closed!

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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.

Saturday 28th September

18.00 - 20:30

Installation party

Get to know the coaches, organizers and other participants a bit before the main event starts. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby and Rails for you.
Where: CCA in Glasgow
21.00 - open

Coach dinner

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

Sunday 29th September

11:00 - 11:15

Registration and coffee

11:15 - 11:30


Introduction from coaches & organizers
Thanks to the Sponsors
Outline of the day
11:30 - 12:00

Programming Intro

12:00 - 13:30


Jumpstart your first web application
13:30 - 14:30

Lightning talks

Let's have a coffee break while listening to some more talks from our coaches and participants
14:30 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:00


Continue building your first web application
16:00 - 16:30

Lightning talks

Talks from our coaches and participants
16.30 - 17:30


Extend your application
17.30 - 18:00

Coffee Break

18:00 - 18:30

Lightning talks

Some more talks from our coaches and participants
18:30 - 19:00

Bentobox exercise

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together
19:00 - close


Open to everyone. Time to socialize with your fellow participants and the team while drinking. WHISKEY!!

Everything at a glance:

When: 28th and 29th September 2013
Where: CCA

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Applications: Closed!
Participants have already been informed.


The Rails Girls Glasgow event is possible thanks to our lovely sponsors and partners <3



Want to help? We're looking for partners & sponsors for the non-profit event! Email us!


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