Rails Girls Munich

12th & 13th June, 2015

Servus Bayern! Rails Girls is returning to Munich, just in time for Münchner Web Woche! During this free workshop we'll explore the magical world of Ruby on Rails, and build a working web application using this powerful framework.

Applications are closed!

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You will 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 the Rails Girls Munich team.

Friday 12th June

18.00 - 20:30

Installation party

Get Ruby and Rails installed with the help of our workshop coaches. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
Where: Wayra Offices

Saturday 13th June

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

Anyone who didn't have a chance to install Ruby on Rails can do so. Everyone else can grab a coffee, register, and get set up for the workshop!
10:00 - 10:10


Outline of the day
10:10 - 10:45

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Learn some 'tech talk', and a bit about what a web app is made of, before you start building your own Carola Boettcher
10:45 - 13:00

Hands-on, Minds-on workshop

We will work on creating the Rails Girls 'ideas' app
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Lightning Talks

Working in IT - Anna Bulenkova of JetBrains
Working as a Developer @ Stylight - Julie MacDonell and Maria Platero Sanchez
14:30 - 16:30

Workshop Part 2.

Finish your app, get it online, or extend it!
16:30 - 16:45

Presentation time!

Present what you worked on during the day and what you created!
16:45 - 17:0

The Lifecycle of a Request

Ana Oprea
17:00 - 17:15

Next Steps and Closing Remarks

How do you keep learning after the workshop? How can you find people to help you? The final lightning talk will address these questions, and give you a chance to sign up for a learning group!
Sara Regan
17:15 - LATE


Stick around, mingle, and reward all of your hard work with some refreshments, as well as connecting with your coaches and fellow attendees!


Applications close: May 28th
Acceptances informed: June 1st

Location: Wayra Germany, Kaufingerstrasse 15, 80331 Munich

Want to help? We're looking for sponsors

Get in touch!

Wayra Wayra Wayra is Telefónica's digital startup accelerator. Based in Munich with accelerators in 11 countries where Telefónica operates a telecom business or a strong focus on digital entrepreneurship. Proud location sponsor!

Simplabs Simplabs build solutions for the web and mobile devices, in Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, and Swift. Proud sponsor of the Installation Party!

Stylight Stylight is the best place to discover fashion every day. Millions of people use STYLIGHT’s website and app every month to get inspired by looks created by the community and discover great products from amazing brands.

riskmethods riskmethods makes monitoring global supply chains easy and intuitive Proud sponsor of our printing costs!

Google Google needs no introduction Proud sponsor of our workshop costs!

Microsoft Microsoft Germany is a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation/Redmond USA. Check out their free training for developers. Proud sponsor of our catering costs!


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

Who is this workshop for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Talks will be conducted in English, but you are free to work in German amongst your group. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but they need to be accompanied by a female attendee.

I know how to program - How can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches! We’ll give you all the information you need. Email us

Is there a Code of Conduct? Yes! In short, Rails Girls Munich is dedicated to a harassment-free workshop experience for everyone. Our full anti-harassment policy can be found at: www.railsgirls.com/munich_coc