Rails Girls @ RubyConfKE 30/06/2018

Hello world!

Rails Girls comes to Nairobi Kenya for a Ruby on Rails workshop! We'll dive into the magical world of Ruby on Rails.

The event is brought to you by Rails Girls Nairobi, Rails Girls Mombasa and Rails Girls Kampala as part of Nairuby Conference Kenya

Apply now! Applications are open until the 29/06/2018.

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 30th June

8:00 - 08:30

Registration and Coffee

08:30 - 09:30

Welcome and Installations

We will install Ruby on Rails in your machine.
09:30 - 10:30

Introduction to Ruby


Let's get coding!
10:30 - 11:00

Tea Break!!!

11:00 - 13:00


Introduction to MVC architecture
13:00 - 13:30


Coders need to eat
13:30- 15:00

Workshop: Jumpstart your first web application

Build your first web application and enjoy some optional workshops on design, technical terms, and more!
15:00 - 15:45

Lightning talks from the speakers

We’ll have a short Q&A with some of our coaches. This is a great time to ask about their experience learning to code, what they do in their jobs, and anything else you’re dying to know!
15:45 - 16:00

Wrap Up


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

Who is this aimed for?

Everyone, who is ready to begin their journey in software development

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


Applications close: 29th June
Location: Riara University


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

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

GitLab is the leading integrated product for modern software development. Connecting issue management, version control, code review, CI, CD, and monitoring into a single, easy-to-install application.

Nairuby Nairuby a user group for Ruby programmers based in Nairobi, Kenya. We welcome all programmers of all levels, from beginner to advanced!

Nairuby Riara University provides holistic education to enable student realize their full potential and develop social and moral values which will underpin their actions through life.